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Panel Talk: Cross-Border Relief Operations into Syria

On the 28th of July 2020 the IHL Centre in Lebanon hosted an expert panel webinar on the issue of cross-border relief operations into Syria. This panel talk was recorded and is now available online.


The webinar aimed to bring clarity and understanding of international law applicable to cross-border relief operations in Syria with a view to contributing to the international humanitarian community's informed decision- making and operational policies that comply with international legal standards, while honouring the imperative to help millions of Syrian civilians to remain alive and in dignity.

Speakers at the expert panel:

Professor Michael Bothe
Professor of Public Law, Goethe University Frankfurt

Misty Buswell
Regional Policy, Advocacy and Communication Director, International Rescue Committee

Emanuela-Chiara Gillard
Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict

Rachel Sider
Policy and Advocacy Advisor, Norwegian Refugee Council

Moderator: Dr. Jelena Plamenac
IHL Desk Manager Lebanon, Diakonia