Essay Competition “Sanremo New Voices in International Humanitarian Law”

The International Institute of Humanitarian Law and the International Committee of the Red Cross are pleased to launch their very first “Sanremo New Voices in International Humanitarian Law” essay competition on the occasion of the 41st Round Table on Current Issues of International Humanitarian Law.

The winner will be invited to present at the Round Table in Sanremo on 6-8 September 2018 and to publish the essay in the Conference proceedings.

The topic of the 2018 Round Table will be “Deprivation of liberty and armed conflicts: exploring realities and remedies”.

Expert discussions will focus primarily on detention during armed conflicts, but also on a closely related issue, namely migration-related detention. The International Institute of Humanitarian Law and the International Committee of the Red Cross have the pleasure to invite submission of short essays addressing a subject under one of the following broad topics: Detention by non-States armed groups or Migration-related detention.