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THE BRUGES COLLOQUIUM ON INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW

The 20th edition of the Bruges Colloquium will be held on 17 and 18 October 2019. 

This year, leading academics, practitioners and international experts will examine the legal challenges for protecting and assisting in current armed conflicts.

It will include discussions on the complexification of armed conflicts due to the different actors involved, on the use of new technologies as a means or methods of warfare, as well as on the protection of the natural environment in relation to armed conflicts.

Furthermore, the urbanisation of warfare will be discussed. In addition, two panels will respectively address the legal challenges of foreign fighters and their families and will give an operational perspective on support relationship in armed conflicts.


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) & the College of Europe



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current edition

Legal Challenges for protecting and assisting in current armed conflicts

17 -18 october 2019


previous editions


"The Additional Protocols at 40: Achievements and Challenges"

19-20 october 2017
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Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism and International Humanitarian Law

20-21 october 2016
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