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Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa

Monday, 29 August

9.00-11.00:
lecture: HRL - Basic features (introductory course that would serve to refresh the knowledge of the participants and create a common understanding)

Lecturer: Erika de Wet (University of Pretoria)

11.00-13.00:
seminar preparation (group preparation) & lunch

13.00-15.00:
seminar

Tuesday, 30 August

9.00-11.00:
lecture: IHL - Basic features (introductory course that would serve to refresh the knowledge of the participants and create a common understanding)

Lecturer: Jann Kleffner  (Swedish National Defence College) Reading Material Doc (1) Doc (2)

11.00-13.00:
seminar preparation (group preparation) & lunch

13.00-15.00:
seminar

Wednesday, 31 August

9.00-11.00:
lecture: HRL and IHL – Overlap, Convergence and Conflict (would cover situations in which HRL and IHL overlap and conceptual themes, such as the cross-fertilization between the two fields, approaches to solving conflicts, incl. lex specialis; jurisprudence of ICJ and other judicial or quasi-judicial bodies, etc)

Lecturer: Gus Waschefort (University of Pretoria) Reading Material Doc (1) Doc (2)

11.00-13.00:
seminar preparation (group preparation) & lunch

13.00-15.00:
seminar

Thursday, 1 September

9.00-11.00:
lecture: Implications of the interplay in the realm of international criminal justice mechanisms
 

Lecturer:Harmen van der Wilt (University of Amsterdam) Reading Material Doc (1) Doc (2) Doc (3)

11.00-13.00:
seminar preparation (group preparation) & lunch

13.00-15.00:
seminar

Friday, 2 September

9.00-11.00:
lecture: HRL and IHL - Interplay as regards detainees (focus on implications of the interplay as regards persons that are being detained in the course of an armed conflict)

Lecturer: Darren Stewart (International Institute of Humanitarian Law, tbc) Reading Material Doc (1) Doc (2)

11.00-13.00:
seminar preparation (group preparation) & lunch 3

13.00-15.00:
seminar

Saturday or Sunday (3/4/ September): Excursion

Visit Apartheid Museum; Safari

Monday, 5 September

9.00-11.00:
Panel Debate: HRL and IHL – Overlap, Convergence and Conflict – A View from the Field Discussants: ICRC representative (Albert Schoneveld, tbc); military representative (André Smit); UNHCHR representative, with specific emphasis on extrajudicial executions and child soldiers (Gus Waschefort, University of Pretoria)

11.00-13.00:
seminar preparation (group preparation) & lunch

13.00-15.00:
seminar

Tuesday, 6 September

9.00-11.00:
lecture: HRL and IHL - Interplay in peace operations (focus on practical implications, incl. those resulting from the mandate of a given PO)

Lecturer: Ola Engdahl Doc (1)   Doc (2)   Doc (3) (Swedish National Defence College)

11.00-13.00:
seminar preparation (group preparation) & lunch

13.00-15.00:
seminar

Wednesday, 7 September

9.00-11.00:
lecture: HRL and IHL - Interplay as regards conduct of hostilities (focus on implications of the interplay as regards the use of potentially lethal force)

Lecturer:Heather Harrison Dinniss Doc (1) Doc (2) (Swedish National Defence College)

11.00-13.00:
seminar preparation (group preparation) & lunch 4

13.00-15.00:
seminar

Thursday, 8 September

9.00-11.00:
lecture: HRL and IHL - Interplay in situations of belligerent occupation (focus on practical implications)

Lecturer:Andrea Carcano (University of Turin)

11.00-13.00:
seminar preparation (group preparation) & lunch

13.00-15.00:
seminar

Friday, 9 September

Closing Ceremony, Award of certificates etc.