Amel Association International, in partnership with the Human Rights Legal of the Law Faculty within La Sagesse University and the IHL Resource Desk of Diakonia, have the pleasure of announcing the launching of its 9th edition of the Summer School on Law and Armed Conflict, that will be held in Beirut between the 2nd September until 13th of September 2019.

The Summer School on Law and Armed Conflict seeks to provide law graduates as well as human right defenders with the expertise and knowledge required to work and research in the legal fields that provide protection to civilians and civilian objects during armed conflicts and emergency situations, along with a deep insight of the international justice concept and mechanisms, as set by contemporary International Criminal Law. Lectures will be given by prominent experts on international law in the MENA world.

Up to 35 participants will be selected among young students (law, political science, journalism…) graduates, lawyers, researchers, and human rights defenders on the basis of merit and commitment to attend and contribute fully to the course. Priority will be given for those who are under the age of 35 and gender balance will also be taken into consideration.

To apply to the Summer School, kindly find the necessary information (in Arabic) on the following link

Deadline to submit applications: 1st June 2019.