The Fine Line between Collective Self-Defence and Intervention by Invitation

The Fine Line between Collective Self-Defence and Intervention by Invitation
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This seminar will show that the use of force against ‘IS’ in Syria has refined the line between the right of collective self-defence in reaction to a non-State armed attack and the legal title to military intervention by invitation of the territorial State.MR. CLAUS KRESS Professor and Director Institute of International Peace and Security Law University of Cologne Claus Kress is a Professor of International Law and Criminal Law. He holds the Chair for German and International Criminal Law and he is the Director of the Institute of International Peace and Security Law at the University of Cologne. His prior practice was in the German Federal Ministry of Justice on matters of criminal law and international law. In addition to his scholarly work, comprising more than 150 publications on the law on the use of force, the law of armed conflicts and international criminal law, he has been a member of Germany’s delegations in the negotiations regarding the International Criminal Court since 1998. He is a Life Member of Clare Hall College at the University of Cambridge, a Member of the Academy of Sciences and Arts of Northrhine-Westfalia, and the recipient of the 2014 M.C. Bassiouni Justice Award as well as of honorary doctorates from the State University Tbilisi of and the University of Huánuco. He was a Guest Professor at Columbia Law School and Melbourne Law School.

Speaker
Claus KreƟ
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School of Law
Venue
Taylor Building C11
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Event is free. All are welcome