Forthcoming Events

This is a listing of events relating to international law. Regional ILA Branch events are also listed own branch pages.If you are aware of events which should be included, please submit them here using this form or email details to

The International Criminal Court Summer School 2016

27 June - 1 July 2016 - NUI Galway, Ireland

The annual International Criminal Court Summer School at the Irish Centre for Human Rights is the premier summer school specialising on the International Criminal Court. The summer school allows participants the opportunity to attend a series of intensive lectures over five days. The lectures are given by leading academics on the subject as well as by legal professionals working at the International Criminal Court.

DE.MA Master in Democratic Governance

30 June 2016 - Various

DE.MA is a multidisciplinary curriculum offering courses in law, political science, sociology and other fields relevant to the study of democratic governance and Human Rights. Open to professionals and graduates, it will combine a theoretical and practical approach and it will deliver a professional Master’s degree (60 ECTS) from Ca’ Foscari University, Venice.

Call for Papers 3rd Women in War and at War Conference 2016

30 June 2016 - Call for Papers

Abstracts of maximum of 250 words should be submitted by 30th June 2016 to the organising committee, Authors of selected abstracts will be informed by 25th July 2016. 31st October 2015 marked the 15 year anniversary of the adoption of the landmark UNSCR 1325. The Resolution formed the basis for the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Agenda at the United Nations Security Council.

Dialogues between International and Public Law

30 June - 1 July 2016 - Woburn House Conference Centre, 20-24 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9HQ

This two-day conference will bring together for the first time leading academic and practising lawyers to pool knowledge and share perspectives on the changing relationship between public international law and domestic public law in different jurisdictions.

Dissemination DE.MA Master on Democratic Governance, September 2016

30 June 2016 - Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, Italy

The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) and its partners International University of Rabat (Rabat, Morocco), Birzeit University (Birzeit, Palestine), St Joseph University (Beirut, Lebanon), Ca’ Foscari University (Venice, Italy), University of Carthage (Tunis, Tunisia) are proud to present to you the third edition of the Master in Democratic Governance - Democracy and Human Rights in the Mena Region (DE.MA), starting in September 2016.

"Between Aspirations and Realities: Strengthening the Legal Framework of the OSCE"

13 July 2016 - Harnack-Haus, Berlin, Germany

The Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law is convening a one-day international conference, which will take place on 13 July 2016 at the Harnack-Haus in Berlin. Under the heading “Between Aspirations and Realities: Strengthening the Legal Framework of the OSCE”, the conference aims to provide a new impetus to the debate on strengthening the legal framework of the OSCE.

Human Rights in the MENA Region

13 July 2016 - ritish Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP

17:30-19:00 followed by a drinks reception This event will discuss the implementation of international human rights law within the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, with an emphasis on the norms that protect education.

2016 ILA Conference (77th), Johannesburg, South Africa

7 - 11 August 2016 - Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa

We are pleased to announce that the 77th ILA Biennial Conferencewill take place 7- 11 August 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The theme will be 'International Law and State Practice: Is there a North/South Divide?' Further information and programme details will be added as and when they become available.

Lecture by Professor Symeon Symeonides at the Embassy of Colombia in The Hague

16 August 2016 - Embassy of Colombia, The Hague

ure to be delivered by Professor Symeon Symeonides at the Embassy of Colombia in The Hague on a private international law issue.

Call for Papers: International Law Language and Law Assocation (ILLA) 2017

31 August 2016 - University of Freiburg, Germany

The first conference of the International Language and Law Association will be hosted by the University of Freiburg (Germany) under the direction of Prof. Dr. Friedemann Vogel, from September 7th to 9th, 2017. Call for Panels and Call for Papers: The deadline for all submissions of abstracts is August 31st, 2016.