IBA Event: Annual Conference of the International Bar Association 2017



Dear members of the War Crimes Committee,

We hope you will be able to join us at the IBA Annual Conference in Sydney on 8-13 October 2017.

We have an exciting programme of sessions and activities planned for the conference and we would like to take this opportunity to remind you about our programme and invite you to join the War Crimes Committee’s activities.

Details of sessions led or co-sponsored by the committee are outlined below:

Monday 9th October: 09:30-12:30

Extrajudicial killing and state policy: case studies

Monday 9th October: 16:15-17:30

Cybercrime as a political weapon

Wednesday 11th October: 09:30-10:45

The use of force in the territory of non-consenting states: expansive interpretations, justifications, and the status of customary international law

Wednesday 11th October: 14:30-17:30

Liability of the UN and other international organisations to individuals

For further details about each of these, click the following link:


This conference will not just provide you with unparalleled networking opportunities but will also give you the chance to liaise with some of the best war crimes lawyers in the world and keep up-to-date on the hottest issues in war crimes law.

We very much look forward to seeing you in Sydney.

Kind regards,


Federica D’Alessandra

Harvard University, New York; Co-Chair, IBA War Crimes Committee

Gregory W Kehoe

Greenberg Traurig, Tampa; Co-Chair, IBA War Crimes Committee


Click the link below to find out more about the conference:



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