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IHL Youth Conference Book

On 10-11 June 2019 the Lebanon IHL Resource Desk in cooperation with the Law Faculty of the Petra University hosted the pioneer Regional Youth Conference on International Humanitarian Law.

6/2/2020

The Lebanon IHL Resource Desk, in cooperation with the Law Faculty of the Petra University, hosted the pioneer Regional Youth Conference on International Humanitarian Law on 10-11 June 2019 in Amman, Jordan. Over 20 leading IHL experts, researchers and law students from Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia came together to contribute to this leading edge scientific forum.

"This Conference is among the most successful outcomes of our commitment and focus at Diakonia to create and facilitate the most conducive conditions for the Youths to reach excellence in their knowledge of international law and to express the best professional version of themselves," announced Dr. Jelena Plamenac, Manager of Lebanon IHL Resource Desk, during her opening speech.

As a scientific contribution to the Arab legal scholarship in international humanitarian law and a public record of high quality intellectual debates, the Youth Conference Book publishes participants' research papers and expert key notes on some of the most complex international legal issues of today that fall under the overall subject of the protection of vulnerable groups under IHL.

The full IHL Youth Conference Book is available for download in the column to the right - in Arabic.