National Students Conference on IHL by Institute of Law, Nirma University

Piyo Harold Jaimon

5 Feb 2017 3:54 PM GMT

  • National Students Conference on IHL by Institute of Law, Nirma University
    The Centre for International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law, Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad (Gujarat) is organizing the sixth edition of its annual flagship event - National Students conference on “International Humanitarian and Refugee Laws” in association with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on 16th March, 2017.

    The organizers invite students, research scholars, faculty members and other professionals to submit papers aimed to address contemporary issues and challenges faced the scholars, academicians and practitioners in the field of International Humanitarian and Refugee Laws.


    • To initiate a dialogue amongst various stakeholders;

    • To discuss the contemporary challenges in the area of International Humanitarian Law and solutions thereof.


    • Technological Asymmetry and the Law of Armed Conflicts

    • The Right to Reparation for Violations of International Humanitarian Law

    • Intersection of International Humanitarian Law and the Rights of Vulnerable Persons

    • Responses to violations of International Humanitarian Laws at International and National Level

    • Challenges in the enforcement and accountability for violations of International Humanitarian Laws in South Asian Countries

    • India's Contribution in implementation and enforcement of Geneva Conventions

    • Protection of refugees under International Humanitarian Laws

    • Detention in current global refugee crisis

    • The crime of Sexual Violence perpetrated during Armed Conflicts: Challenges and Way Forward

    • Protection of Cultural Property under International Humanitarian Laws

    • New Technologies of Warfare: cyber warfare, autonomous weapon system etc.

    • Private Military and Security Companies

    • Asylum Seekers: An emerging stateless citizenry.

    • South Asian Countries response to the Rohingya crisis


    • An abstract should be typed in TIMES NEW ROMAN 12 Font Size with 1.5 spacing (Title in 15 Font Size)

    • Abstract should not exceed more than 300 words and the Final paper should not exceed more than 3000 words.

    • The citation should strictly conform to the rules in The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (19th Ed.).-

    • Submission should include separate Title Page which clearly indicates the name(s) of the author(s), complete mailing address (es), Telephone No. and e-mail address(es)

    • The text of the full paper and abstract must include title of the paper, but must not include the name(s) of the author(s) as the papers will be blind reviewed.

    • Co-authorship is allowed subject to a maximum of 2 co-authors.

    • Acceptance of the Abstract would be notified within a week of the receipt of the same.

    • Only original unpublished work is sought. Any proposal submitted to present identical or substantially similar work already published under review for any other publication will not be considered.

    • The three best papers will be rewarded.

    • Selected articles shall be published in a book (Conference Proceedings) with ISBN No. and a copy of the book as well as a certificate of publication shall be given to each selected author.

    All submission has to be made on the following email id:

    Important Dates:

    • Abstract Submission by: 5th February 2017

    • Paper Submission by: 1st March 2017

    • Conference: 16th march 2017

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