The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) will be holding a Rapid Response Seminar entitled Humanitarian Intervention, International Law and Syria. The legal justification for military intervention in Syria given by the British government was on the grounds of humanitarian intervention. This discussion led by international lawyers will consider if humanitarian intervention is international law and if it can be applied to this situation.

Chair:
Professor Robert McCorquodale, British Institute of International and Comparative Law

Speakers:

  • Mr Dapo Akande, University of Oxford
  • Professor Sigrun Skogly, University of Lancaster
  • Professor Guglielmo Verdirame, King's College, London
  • Professor Marc Weller, University of Cambridge.

 The event will be held at the Senate Room, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU.