12 Mar 2020

CANCELLED - Introductory Seminar on International Humanitarian Law

Auditorium Copernicus

Natolin (Warsaw) Campus
ul. Nowoursynowska 84
PL-02/797 Warszawa

Natolin (Warsaw) Campus

The seminar and the simulation game are cancelled.

From 12 to 14 March 2020, the College of Europe in Natolin organizes, in cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross, a two-and-a-half day Introductory Seminar on International Humanitarian Law for students, researchers and practitioners.

The aim of this seminar is to familiarize participants with new and emerging challenges that the international community is confronted with in the domain of Humanitarian Protection and Assistance in times of armed conflicts.

Professor Elżbieta MIKOS-SKUZA (University of Warsaw, College of Europe) and other practitioners of Law and EU Affairs will address highly-discussed issues related to the workings of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and the links between the European Union and IHL.


Simulation game "Passages"

On 15 March 2020 (Sunday) 09:00 – 13:00, the seminar will be followed by a simulation game "Passages" created by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and designed to put participants through the experience of being a refugee fleeing war or persecution. The game is organized by the College of Europe in Natolin in cooperation with UNHCR Representation in Poland.

Watch the video from the simulation game "Passages" at the College of Europe in Natolin below:

Both the seminar and the simulation game are open to students (in their final year of studies) of Law and Administration, International Relations, Political Science, Diplomacy, European Studies, Journalism and other related fields, registered students of the College of Europe, as well as to students/researchers currently attending a postgraduate programme in the above fields and practitioners. A certificate of participation is given to participants who follow the entire programme of the seminar. The participation in the simulation game is optional. The seminar and the simulation game are conducted in English without translation.


Application is open till 27 February 2020, 12 noon CET. In order to register, please fill in and submit the form below.


For any question regarding the seminar or the simulation game please write to IHLseminar@coleurope.eu or contact Ms Maryia BRESKAYA or Mr Béranger DOMINICI.

Important documents

Simulation game announcement



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