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CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE 2017 LIEBER SOCIETY RICHARD R. BAXTER MILITARY WRITING PRIZE

Since 2007, the Lieber Society on the Law of Armed Conflict, an interest group of the American Society of International Law, has annually recognized a paper that significantly enhances the understanding and implementation of the law of war. The Richard R. Baxter Military Prize is awarded for exceptional writing in English by an active member […]

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APCML DIRECTOR PRESENTS PAPER

Associate Professor Bruce Oswald presented a paper on peacekeeping at the Swedish Defence College, Stockholm on 5 Dec 2016.

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PLENARY MEETING OF THE GLOBAL COALITION TO COUNTER-ISIL

Ambassadors and ‎senior diplomatic representatives from the 68-member Global Coalition to Counter ISIL gathered today for a plenary session at the Department of State to review the status of our global campaign to defeat this terrorist organization. They welcomed Libya as the most recent member of the Coalition, while noting the progress Libya has made […]

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ICRC VISITS MELBOURNE TO MARK THE LAUNCH OF THE FIRST GENEVA CONVENTION UPDATED COMMENTARY

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) legal adviser Jean-Marie Henckaerts recently delivered a lecture at Melbourne Law Schoo to mark the launch of the updated Commentary on the First Geneva Convention. A summary of the event can be found here

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THE OBLIGATION TO RESPECT AND ENSURE RESPECT OF INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW IN CONTEMPORARY CONFLICTS

When: 8 November | 1:00 – 2:00PM Where: Melbourne Law School | Room 224 | Level 2 | 185 Pelham St, Carlton Today’s wars are marked by widespread disrespect for the laws that govern fighting, with hospitals attacked, cultural property destroyed and civilians displaced in their millions. In order to reduce the enormous suffering that […]

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APCML WELCOMES DR KATE GRADY’S CONTRIBUTION AS A VISITING SCHOLAR

Dr Kate Grady, a Lecturer in Law at SOAS, University of London, has been a visiting scholar at the Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law. Kate’s research interests lie predominantly in criminal law, international criminal law, military law, and peace and security. At the Centre, Kate has been working on a research project on the […]

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THE ASIA PACIFIC MILITARY JUSTICE WORKSHOP 2016

NUS Law and the Melbourne Law School set up a joint research grant to facilitate research cooperation between the two law schools. This research grant is an opportunity to build on existing research collaborations by setting up stronger ties between the institutions – thus furthering high-quality research cooperation in the region. This year, the collaboration […]

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“DDR THEORY & PRACTICE” BY IISA SENIOR ADVISOR DESMOND MOLLOY

DDR has been widely advocated for decades as an essential component of post-conflict peacebuilding. But DDR in practice has generated more questions than answers. Does it work, contributing to post-conflict stabilization and the reintegration of former combatants? Can it work better? What constitutes success? What accounts for failure? Do potential risks outweigh the potential benefits? […]

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FRANCIS LIEBER PRIZE 2017: CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

The American Society of International Law’s Lieber Society on the Law of Armed Conflict awards the Francis Lieber Prize to the authors of publications that the judges consider to be outstanding in the field of law and armed conflict. Both monographs and articles (including chapters in books of essays) are eligible for consideration — the […]

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JOINT PUBLICATION 3-07 ‘STABILITY’ RELEASED

Produced by the US Joint Force, an updated Joint Publication 3-07 ‘Stability’ has been released. Access the document here .

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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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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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