Yemen, Syria & Afghanistan: Case Studies in International Law, Peace, Justice, and Sanctions in Armed Conflict

27 Jun 2023 King’s College London, Strand Building, Lucas Lecture Hall , London, England

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The event will be taking place on Tuesday June 27th from 1400 until 1800 BST. Jointly programme of the IBA War Crimes Committee and  King’s College War Studies War Crimes Research Group.

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Please join us in this important event to hear from prominent former government officials, activists, and experts from Afghanistan, Yemen, and Syria, as well as lawyers engaged in peace and accountability efforts as we examine the conflicts in Yemen, Syria, and Afghanistan from two perspectives. 
King’s College London Strand Campus, in the Strand Building (Strand entrance). Please collect your name badge from the registration desk before going through security and proceeding to the Lucas Lecture Theatre, Room S-2.18 (Floor -2).


1400-1420 - Welcoming Remarks
Baroness Helena Kennedy KC IBA's Human Rights Institute, London

1430-1555 - The role of international humanitarian law and international criminal law in the peace and accountability process
Dr. Mohamed Elewa Badar Professor of Comparative and International Criminal Law at Northumbria University, Newcastle; Middle East and North African Regional Forum Liaison Officer, IBA War Crimes Committee
Saleh Al-Batati Journalist alumnus/alumni at Reuters Institute the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford
John Balouziyeh Partner, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle, LLP, New York; North American Regional Forum Liaison Officer, IBA War Crimes Committee
Toby Cadman KC Guernica 37 Chambers, London; Secretary, IBA War Crimes Committee
Colonel (Retired) Charles Garraway CBE, London
Hasina Safi Former Minister for Women’s Affairs and first Afghan UN CEDAW representative, London
Maria Varaki Co-Director War Crimes Research Group, King’s College, London

1605-1730 - Sanctions, designations, and de-listing – help or hindrance to conflict resolution and peace negotiations?
Emily Elliott Kingsley Napley, London; Membership Officer, IBA War Crimes Committee
Farea Al-Muslimi Research Fellow, Chatham House Middle East Programme, London
Sara Elizabeth Dill Esq., Partner Anethum Global, London; Treasurer, IBA War Crimes Committee
Sahar Fetrat Assistant Researcher Afghanistan Women's Rights Human Rights Watch, London
Natalia Kubesch Legal Officer Human Rights Sanctions Redress, London

Important Dates


Online registration deadline

Registration may still be possible after this date via the IBA office, but is subject to availability. Please contact confs@int-bar.org for further information.

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King’s College London