Kyiv – The Law of Armed Conflict and International Security

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ELSA Kyiv invites you to one of the oldest and nicest cities in Europe to attend our second edition of ELSA Summer School on the topic of the Law of Armed Conflicts and International Security.

Our aim is to familiarize you with the topic of the school during lectures and workshops, which are going to be held by representatives of international organizations. The participants will have the opportunity to become more acquainted with the World historical and cultural heritage, protected by UNESCO. We would love to welcome you to our beautiful city, where you can find new friends.

Maximum participation fees
ELSA Member from a non-favoured country - 315€
ELSA Member from a favoured country - 290€
Alumni/Member of a partner organisation - 360€
Non ELSA Member - 380€
Maximum extra fees
Gala Ball - 50€
Two-way airport transfer - 20€
Extra Night - 30€
Kyiv, Ukraine
Dream House Hostel, Kyiv
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Academic Partner
Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
Academic Programme

The one of key component of international law and security is the law governing the use of force between states and the rules governing the conduct of hostilities. he area encompasses questions such as permissible use of force under the U.N. Charter, the scope and application of the Geneva Conventions; issues relating to peacekeeping and stability operations, conflict resolution, and post-conflict reconstruction; and legal responses to contemporary challenges, such as failing and fragile states, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, transnational crime, and terrorism.

The topic is very extensive and interesting, although we will focus on the most remarkable questions:

Day 1

• Lecture on Introduction to the Law of Armed Conflict and International Security
• Lecture on Role of Authorities in maintenance of international security 
Day 2
• Institutional Visit to NATO liaison office in Ukraine  (lecture on Role of NATO in international security
• Lecture on  Information warfare as part of armed conflicts
Day 3
• Institutional Visit to Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine | OSCE (lecture on Role of OSCE in conflict prevention and resolution
• Lecture on  Peacekeeping operations conducted by UN: regulation, features
Day 4
• Workshop on  Solving humanitarian problems that arise during and after armed conflicts 
• Workshop on Protection of the human rights of civilians in armed conflict 
Day 5
• Lecture on Responsibility for war crimes. International Tribunal.
• Mock Tribunal
Apply here