International Humanitarian Law prize for African academics with $1000 Award

International Humanitarian Law prize for African academics with $1000 Award

International Committee of the Red Cross

International Committee of the Red Cross

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OPPORTUNITY DETAILS

Nonprofit organization
Deadline
31 Dec 2020
Study level
Opportunity type
Specialities
Law
Opportunity funding
Full funding
Eligible Countries
Eligible Region
All Regions

The International Committee of the Red Cross is pleased to announce the international Humanitarian Law prize for African academics for best published work on IHL in the continent.

Background:-

As part of its mandate to work for the understanding and dissemination of knowledge of IHL and to prepare any development thereof, the ICRC works with academic communities to raise awareness and to encourage research and scholarship on this body of international law.

Eligibility:-

  • The author(s) must be African nationals currently living or working in Africa. 
  • The submission must be in Arabic, English or French.

Prizes:- 

Submitted works will be evaluated by a panel of IHL experts and the ICRC will award a 1,000 US dollars prize to the best published work.

About ICRC:-

The International Committee of the Red Cross is a humanitarian institution based in Geneva, Switzerland, and a three-time Nobel Prize Laureate. The ICRC is an independent, neutral organization ensuring humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of war and armed violence. It takes action in response to emergencies and promotes respect for international humanitarian law and its implementation in national law. The ICRC also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.

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