Assistant Professor Aleksandar Marsavelski
Typology of Crimes of Political Parties in Armed Conflicts
Re-examining the Lotus Case (France v Turkey) (1927)
Professor Nico Schrijver
Presenting on 'The Role of Elected Members on the Security Council: Key Players or Lame Ducks?'
Dr Eric Jensen

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New ASPI Report: ’18 Years and Counting ‘

This new report from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute provides a general overview and update on what successive Australian governments have done since 9/11 to counter terrorism’s threats to international, regional and domestic peace and security. The report was launched on 10 April and is available here.

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Australian Red Cross Pacific Handbooks on IHL

The Australian Red Cross has designed a series of country-specific IHL handbooks for parliamentarians, designed to increase understanding of IHL, and encourage government officials to promote respect for IHL. “Pacific Islanders are no longer just Islanders in and of the Pacific Ocean, but Pacific Islanders in the Global Ocean […] There is no doubt there […]

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New Book by Marco Sassòli

The new book is called International Humanitarian Law: Rules, Controversies, and Solutions to Problems Arising in Warfare. Part of the Edward Elgar ‘Principles of International Law’ series, Professor Sassòli’s book is practically oriented, and examines when IHL applies; its substantive rules; the maintenance of respect for IHL; and the IAC/NIAC distinction. The Director of the APCML, […]

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New issue of the International Review of the Red Cross on ‘Conflict in Syria’

This new issue highlights important aspects of the ongoing conflict in Syria from a humanitarian, legal, psychological and urban planning perspective:

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Call for Papers: ‘The Role of Human Rights Mechanisms in Implementing IHL’

The Geneva Academy of IHL and Human Rights is currently seeking proposals for an upcoming conference that addresses the role of human rights mechanisms in implementing IHL. “Proposals should focus on how human rights mechanisms could increase their impact on the respect of IHL and how the related risks can be reduced or avoided”.  The relevant deadlines […]

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2019 Sir Ninian Stephen Visiting Scholar Public Lecture

The APCML is pleased to extend an invitation to the 2019 Sir Ninian Stephen Visiting Scholar Public Lecture Date: Tuesday 21 May 2019Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pmWhere: Melbourne Law School, Theatre G08, 185 Pelham Street Carlton VIC 3053Register: please click here International Law: Art, Science or Alchemy? Sir Christopher Greenwood, GBE, CMG, QC International […]

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‘NATO Just Turned 70 and it’s Showing Its Age’

A Washington Post article republished last week by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace suggests that the alliance is “ill-equipped” to cope with today’s range of global security threats: […] it is becoming increasingly clear that the alliance today is ill-equipped to deal with myriad complex threats. NATO’s political leaders refuse to counter the real […]

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PREMT Legal Review of Weapons now available

The Program on the Regulation of Emerging Military Technologies (PREMT) has released a new study recording those States which conduct weapons reviews under Article 36 of Additional Protocol I to the Geneva Conventions. The study provides a general overview of these practices and links to supporting legal instruments and is available below:

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“UN Peacekeeping, NATO and the UDHR at 70”

At the 113th Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law last week, a roundtable was held on general issues of contemporary security governance. The roundtable was asked: “Have they [UN Peacekeeping, NATO and the UDHR] failed to deliver on their original promise or have they adapted effectively to contemporary global realities? Is their […]

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‘A Rising China is Driving the US Army’s New Game Plan in the Pacific’

A recent article published by Foreign Policy analyses the United States’ development of new missiles and military exercises designed to deter China’s military, strategic and policy incursions in the Pacific, in order to both reassure key US regional allies and prevent potential conflict:

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APCML HIGHLIGHTS

APCML aims to promote greater understanding of and increased respect for the Rule of Law in all aspects of military affairs both within the Australian Defence Force and amongst militaries in the Asia Pacific Region.

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2017 ANNUAL REPORT AVAILABLE

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2016 ANNUAL REPORT AVAILABLE

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2015 ANNUAL REPORT AVAILABLE

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2013-2014 ANNUAL REPORT AVAILABLE

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2012-2013 ANNUAL REPORT AVAILABLE

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