The International Institute of Humanitarian Law, in cooperation with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the International Disaster Law Project and with the support of the Italian Red Cross, will conduct the 1st International Disaster Law Course from 28 April to 2 May, in Sanremo, Italy.

The course on International Disaster Law (IDL) offers participants an opportunity to analyse one of today’s most important legal challenges: the prevention and management of natural and man-made disasters. Lectures will be delivered by distinguished speakers including Eduardo Valencia-Ospina (Special Rapporteur of the ILC on the Protection of Persons in the Event of Disasters), Walter Kälin (former Representative of the UN Secretary-General on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons), academics, as well as representatives of relevant international and national actors involved in IDL, such as the IFRC, the European Union, IAEA, OCHA, WHO, the Italian Civil Protection Department and the Italian Red Cross.

The participation fee is € 450 (Euros).Persons wishing to apply are kindly requested to complete the form available here. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and potential participants are therefore encouraged to apply early in order to secure a place. Unless all places are taken earlier, the final deadline for application is 4 April 2014. The Course is open to a maximum of 35 participants.

Please consult the general course information in order to see the modalities of payment and the relevant administrative information.


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