Winner of the Third “International and Comparative Disaster Law Essay Contest”

In August 2020, the winner of the third “International and Comparative Disaster Law Essay Contest” was announced. The winner is Rhys Carvosso, a recent LLM graduate from the University of Cambridge. Originally from Sydney, Australia, with a paper on “Techniques for Regulating Disasters across the Breadth of International Law: Disapplication, Exculpation, and their Shortcomings”. The contest is co-sponsored…

Research Project: ‘Animals in Armed Conflict’. Presentation on ‘Animals and Disasters’

On 11st and 26th June 2020 Prof. Giulio Bartolini participated in a webinar organised in the framework of the international research project ‘Animals in Armed Conflict’ managed by the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public aw and International Law. Particularly on 11st June, Prof. Bartolini presented on…

Contribution to ‘EJIL:Talk!’ on Legal Issues related to the Preparation to Pandemics

The prestigious blog ‘EJIL:Talk!’ of the European Journal of International Law hosted a contribution by Prof. Giulio Bartolini on ‘Are You Ready for a Pandemic? The International Health Regulations Put to the Test of Their ‘Core Capacity Requirements’. The entry critically analysed obligations imposed by the 2005 World Health Organizations International Health Regulations in relation…

Launch of the Yearbook of International Disaster Law at the Geneva Academy IHL & HR

On 9th March 2020 the book launch of the inaugural issue of the Yearbook of International Disaster Law was organized at the prestigious Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, in cooperation with the IFRC Disaster Law Programme and the Jean Monnet Project ‘Disseminating Disaster Law for Europe’. The book launch was moderated by Giulio Bartolini (academic coordinator DILAW4E…

Jean Monnet Coordinator’s Conference Kick-Off Meeting in Brussels

On 18thNovember 2019, Prof. Giulio Bartolini attended the Jean Monnet Coordinator’s Conference Kick-Off Meeting organised by the EU Commission – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). The meeting brought together the coordinators from the projects selected under the call for Proposals (EAC/A03/2018), members of the Executive Agency’s Jean Monnet team and staff from the European Commission in…

Roundtable on Challenges for Medical and Health Care Personnel in Case of Disasters at the occasion of the 16th National IHL Conference of the Italian Red Cross

In the framework of the 16thNational Conference on international humanitarian law of the Italian Red Cross held in Benevento on 15-17 November 2019 and devoted to the new Commentaries to the Geneva Conventions, DILAW4E staff and other speakers managed a final roundtable (on 17thNovember) addressing the challenges for medical and health care personnel in case…

Start of the Jean Monnet Project DILAW4E!

On 1 September 2019 the DILAW4E officially started its activities. The Jean Monnet Project is expected to support information activities, disseminate knowledge and promote research debate on the crucial implications of disaster law for the European, international and national institutions in cooperation with key partners (IFRC, Universities of Cork and Groningen, Italian Red Cross). A…