Humanitarianism and the Remaking of International Law

Humanitarianism and the Remaking of International Law: A Conference hosted by the Laureate Program in International Law Register Here Information The language and logic of humanitarianism occupy an increasingly central place in international law. Humanitarian reason has shaped the ideology, practice, and technologies of international law over the past century, including through the re-description of […]

War in Cities – Launch of the International Review of the Red Cross

Hosted by The ICRC, Australian Red Cross & The Asia-Pacific Centre for Military Law Date: Thursday 22 March Time: 5:30 – 7:00 Where: Melbourne Law School, Rm 920, 185 Pelham St. Carlton 3053 Register – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/war-in-cities-launch-of-the-international-review-of-the-red-cross-tickets-43636505964 This event is open to the public. In an increasingly urban world, armed conflict and violence has also been […]

Public lecture | UN Peacekeeping Today: Legal Challenges and Uncertainties

The Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law (APCML) was pleased to host Mr Stephen Mathias, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Legal Affairs, on his visit to Australia as the 2017 Sir Ninian Stephen Visiting Scholar. Mr Mathias presented a  public lecture at the University of Melbourne on Tuesday 10 October 2017, and a lecture at […]

Bombs or butterflies: Challenges for Military and Security Law in 2017

Tuesday 7 March 2017, 5:30 – 7pm. This opening seminar for 2017, hosted by the Centre for Military and Security Law, will provide a unique opportunity to hear from a panel of Australia’s foremost military and security law experts. CMSL has teamed up with the Asia Paci c Centre for Military Law (Melbourne University), Research […]

ASIA PACIFIC MILITARY JUSTICE WORKSHOP

Singapore, 20–21 September 2016 A workshop instigated by the APCML and NUS | Law (National University of Singapore). The aim of the workshop is to explore developments in military justice systems in the Asia Pacific region from a comparative perspective. In particular, the workshop will seek to identify and analyse the domestic and international law […]

APCML SEMINAR: SEX, STATISTICS, PEACEKEEPERS AND POWER

Venue: Melbourne Law School, Room 831 Date: 19 October | 1:00 – 2:00pm Register here The UN Secretariat provides annual statistics on allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse made against peacekeeping personnel, with reduced numbers of allegations leading to claims of success for the UN’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy. This seminar will explore the use of data […]

BOOK LAUNCH SEXUAL VIOLENCE AS AN INTERNATIONAL CRIME: REFLECTIONS FROM THE HAGUE TRIBUNALS

Date: 25 October 2016 | 2-4pm Venue: Melbourne Law School, Boardroom Level 10 Register:  http://alumni.online.unimelb.edu.au/s/1182/match/wide.aspx?sid=1182&gid=1&pgid=9786&content_id=7105 The Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law will host Michelle Jarvis, Principal Legal Counsel and Deputy Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), at the Melbourne launch of Prosecuting Conflict-Related Sexual Violence at the ICTY, edited by […]