The two-day roundtable, held under the Chatham House Rule, was co-sponsored by the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict (co-directed by Dapo Akande), the Individualisation of War project, European University Institute, Florence (directed by Jennifer Welsh), the Washington DC & London delegations of the International Committee of the Red Cross, The Robert Strauss Center at the University of Texas (directed by Bobby Chesney) and South Texas College of Law (Geoff Corn).
Over the following weeks, blog posts by some of the participants in the workshop will be published on the ICRC Humanitarian Law & Policy Blog, EJIL Talk! and Lawfare.
Posts in the series include:
- Introducing the Latest Transatlantic Workshop Joint Blog Series, Sasha Radin (Managing Editor, Humanitarian Law & Policy Blog)
- Precautionary Measures in Urban Warfare: A Commander’s Obligation to Obtain Information, Jonathan Horowitz (Senior Legal Officer for the Open Society Justice Initiative) – Humanitarian Law & Policy Blog.
- Sieges, Evacuations and Urban Warfare: Thoughts from the Transatlantic Workshop on International Law and Armed Conflict, Laurie Blank (Clinical Professor of Law, Director of the Center for International and Comparative Law and Director of the International Humanitarian Law Clinic at Emory University School of Law) – EJIL Talk!
- Better Safe than Sorry: Transferring Detainees Safely to Coalition Partners, Tilman Rodenhauser (Legal Advisor, ICRC) – Lawfare
- Medical care in armed conflict PART I & PART II, Marco Sassoli (Director of the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights and Professor of International Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva) – Humanitarian Law & Policy Blog
- Urban warfare: The obligations of defenders, Aurel Sari (Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Exeter, Director of the Exeter Centre for International Law, Fellow of Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe and a Fellow of the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps) – Lawfare
- Are sieges prohibited under IHL? Gloria Gaggioli (Swiss National Science Foundation Professor at the University of Geneva Law Faculty & Lecturer at the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and the University of Neuchatel) – EJIL Talk!