Female Voices at IHL Dialogs in Chautauqua, NY: Katherine B. Fite Would Have Been Proud

  In my capacity as an academic and representative of Intlawgrrls, I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the 11th International Humanitarian Law Dialogs in Chautauqua, New York from August 27th-29th.  The Dialogs’ theme for this year was “Changing Times: New Opportunities For International Justice and Accountability.”  As usual, the Dialogs’ schedule was … Continue reading Female Voices at IHL Dialogs in Chautauqua, NY: Katherine B. Fite Would Have Been Proud

Watch 9th annual IHL Dialogs online

Further to the recent announcement regarding the International Humanitarian Law Dialogs set for August 31-September 1, 2015, happy to report that many sessions will be available online, as follows: ► Ustream ► Robert H. Jackson Center ► Facebook Please join us digitally if you are unable to make the journey to Chautauqua. (Cross-posted from Diane … Continue reading Watch 9th annual IHL Dialogs online

IHL Dialogs: Prosecutors’ International Criminal Law Round-Up

I had the pleasure of attending the 2014 IHL Dialogs last week in lovely Chautauqua, NY.  The event—co-hosted by IntLawGrrls, the Robert J. Jackson Center, the American Bar Association, and the American Society of International Law (among others)—is an annual gathering of international criminal law professionals, government officials, and academics in a relaxed setting to … Continue reading IHL Dialogs: Prosecutors’ International Criminal Law Round-Up

Bangura, UN expert on sexual violence, to deliver lecture at annual IHL Dialogs

Delighted to announce that U.N. Under-Secretary-General Zainab Bangura (left), the Special Representative to the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict, will deliver the 4th annual Katherine B. Fite Lecture at the International Humanitarian Law Dialogs, to be held August 24-26, 2014, at the Chautauqua Institution in upstate New York. This will be the 8th year … Continue reading Bangura, UN expert on sexual violence, to deliver lecture at annual IHL Dialogs

Female Voices at the 12th International Humanitarian Law Dialogs

I had the pleasure to attend the 12th International Humanitarian Law Dialogs in Chautauqua, New York, from August 26-28.  This post will brief highlight notable female contributions to this year’s conference. As usual, Intlawgrrls sponsored the Katherine B. Fite lecture; this year’s lecturer was Catherine Marchi-Uhel, the recently appointed Head of the International Impartial and … Continue reading Female Voices at the 12th International Humanitarian Law Dialogs

70 Years Later: the Tenth International Humanitarian Law Dialogs in Nuremberg

Co-authored by Leila Sadat     “Let us leave here renewed in our devotion to justice – not just for the people of our own countries, but for the people of all countries.  Let us leave here refreshed in our determination to defend human rights, to protect human liberty, and to uphold human dignity wherever … Continue reading 70 Years Later: the Tenth International Humanitarian Law Dialogs in Nuremberg

Zainab Bangura, 2014 Katherine B. Fite Lecture

I was honored last week to introduce this year’s Katherine B. Fite lecture at the annual IHL Dialogs hosted by the lovely Chautauqua Institution (the 2014 program is here). We’ve covered prior Dialogs on these pages (see here and here).  Fite (1905-1989) was a career State Department lawyer. Among her many achievements, she worked in … Continue reading Zainab Bangura, 2014 Katherine B. Fite Lecture

SRSG Bangura “Sexual Violence: A Crime of War”

Below is the full text of the lecture delivered by the United Nations Secretary General’s Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Ms. Zainab Bangura, in honor of Katherine B. Fite delivered at the 2014 IHL Dialogs at the Chautauqua Institution (25 August 2014): Distinguished guests, colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, Good evening and thank you very … Continue reading SRSG Bangura “Sexual Violence: A Crime of War”

“Accountability & Arab Spring” @ 7th International Humanitarian Law Dialogs

“The Long Hot Summer after the Arab Spring: Accountability and the Rule of Law” is the theme of this year’s International Humanitarian Law Dialogs, to be held August 25-27, 2013, at the Chautauqua Institution in upstate New York. This will be the 7th year that international prosecutors and other experts gather at Chautauqua’s lovely lakeside … Continue reading “Accountability & Arab Spring” @ 7th International Humanitarian Law Dialogs