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אירוע // תיקון / וובינר: קורבנות עקיפים של סכסוך: הגנות משפט הומניטרי בינלאומי על זכויות ואינטרסים של קרובי משפחה [מינרבה זכויות אדם, מקוון] 9-11.11.20

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The 15th Annual Minerva Conference on International Humanitarian Law (IHL)
Indirect Victims of Conflict:
IHL Protections of the Rights and Interests of Relatives

Day 1 / Monday, November 9




Prof. Yuval Shany / Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Conference Committee Chair; Vice-Chair, UN Human Rights Committee

Dr. Einat Albin / Academic Director, Minerva Center for Human Rights, Hebrew University of Jerusalem


Session 1 / Indirect Victims under IHL/IHRL


Dr. Grażyna Baranowska / Institute of Law Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences

“Families of Missing Persons under IHL and IHRL”

Mr. Patryk Gacka / Ph.D. Candidate, University of Warsaw

“The Concept of Indirect Victimhood from the Perspective of Punitive and Reparative International Justice”


Prof. Gloria Gaggioli / Director, Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights


Session 2 / Missing Persons


Dr. Nasia Hadjigeorgiou / University of Central Lancashire (Cyprus campus)

Truth and Closure in a Frozen Conflict: An Assessment of the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus

Ms. Vishakha Wijenayake / Ph.D. Candidate, McGill University

“Protecting Rights of Missing Persons and their Relatives through IHL and IHRL: A Case Study of Sri Lanka”


Ms. Ximena Londoño / ICRC Regional Adviser on Missing Persons for the Near and Middle East, Amman


Session 3 / Keynote Lecture: David Kretzmer


Prof. David Kretzmer / Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Former Member, UN Human Rights Committee; Former Founding Academic Director, Minerva Center for Human Rights

“Family Members in the Israel Supreme Court’s Decisions Relating to the Occupied Territories”


Prof. Eyal Benvenisti / University of Cambridge and Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Day 2 / Tuesday, November 10


Session 4 / Handling Human Remains


Mr. Juan Francisco Padin / LLM Graduate, Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

“Don’t Forget Me: The Joint Humanitarian Plan of Malvinas and the Identification of the Deceased"

Dr. Hilly Moodrick – Even Khen / Ariel University

“"Bury me not, I Pray Thee, in Egypt: But I Will Lie with My Fathers": The Right of Soldiers to Be Buried in their Homeland”


Dr. Jeremie Bracka / Former Transitional Justice Post-Doctoral Fellow, Hebrew University of Jerusalem


Session 5 / Practitioners Panel


Adv. Noam Neuman / Senior Director, Law of Armed Conflict Division, Office of the Deputy Attorney General (International Law), Israel Ministry of Justice

Adv. Sawsan Zaher / Deputy General Director and senior lawyer, Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel

Adv. Miya Keren-Abraham / Legal Adviser, ICRC Delegation to Israel and the Occupied Territories


Prof. Yuval Shany / Hebrew University of Jerusalem


Session 6 / Keynote Lecture: Fionnuala Ní Aoláin


Prof. Fionnuala Ní Aoláin / University of Minnesota and Queen's University Belfast; U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms while Countering Terrorism

“Mapping the Terrain and Assessing the Challenges for Victims of Conflict”


Prof. Tomer Broude / Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Day 3 / Wednesday, November 11


Session 7 / The Principle of Proportionality


Representative, IDF Military Advocate General (subject to approval by the IDF Spokesperson’s Office)

Prof. Amichai Cohen / Ono Academic College; Israel Democracy Institute


Session 8 / The Right to Compensation for Indirect Victims: General Issues


Dr. Luke Moffett / Senior Law Lecturer, Queen's University Belfast

“Compensation for Victims of War – What Place for International Humanitarian Law?”

Dr. Cesar Rojas / Legal Advisor, Special Jurisdiction for Peace, Colombia

“Comprehensive Reparation to Indirect Victims of Armed Conflict: Insights from the Colombian Case”


Prof. Brian Cox / Adjunct Professor, Cornell Law School; Visiting Scholar, Queen’s Law, Ontario; Judge Advocate (ret.), U.S. Army

“Belligerent Liability: Legal Frameworks for Compensating Victims of Armed Conflict”


Session 9 / The Right to Compensation: Thinking Outside the Box


Dr. Or Avi-Guy / Post-Doctoral Fellow, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

“Victims in their Own Right: A Transitional Justice Approach to Reparations for Families of Victims of IHL Violations”

Ms. Emily Camins / Ph.D. Candidate, University of Western Australia Law School

“Moving Beyond the Accountability Paradigm: A Human Security Approach to Assisting Families in the Aftermath of Armed Conflict”


Dr. Yahli Shereshevsky / Post-Doctoral Fellow, Hebrew University of Jerusalem


Session 10 / Communication Rights in Conflict Situations


Adv. Stéphane Ojeda / Head of Legal Department, ICRC Delegation to Israel and the Occupied Territories

Prof. Yaël Ronen / Minerva Center for Human Rights, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Academic Editor, Israel Law Review

The conference will be held via Zoom.

Registration is required. The number of places is limited.

Please register here: LINK

Registrants will receive a participation link by e-mail no later than the morning of the event.

For additional information: mchr@savion.huji.ac.il

קישור מתוקן: https://huji.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_v9S9_bPWTG2yjdbeJrerIg

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