Interventions in international meetings

2010

28 October 2010

Statement of the President of the International Humanitarian Fact-finding Commission, Professor Michael Bothe, before the Third Universal Meeting of National Committees on International Humanitarian Law.

 

Read the Presentation (PDF): Link

 

18 October 2010

Statement before the 6th Committee of the UN General Assembly, New York, October 18, 2010 presented on behalf of the President of the IHFFC by Leah Campbell, Advisor.

 

Download the Statement of Prof. Michael Bothe (PDF): Link

11 June 2010

International Criminal Court (ICC) Review Conference in Kampala, Uganda, 31 May to 11 June 2010.

 

Download the summary report (PDF): Link


2009

16 February 2009

Presentation of the IHFFC before the African Ambassadors and Permanent Representatives to the UN in Geneva.

 

Download the document (PDF): Link


2008

23 October 2008

Statement of the President of the IHFFC at a side-event to the meeting of the 6th Committee of the UN General Assembly in New York.

On the occasion of the debate of the 6th Committee of the UN General Assembly on the status of the Additional Protocols to the Geneva Conventions the President, Prof. Michael Bothe, and the Vice-President, Prof. Jeannette Irigoin-Barrenne, took the opportunity to present the IHFFC and its recent activities and reflections in a side-event to the discussion of the 6th Committee.

Read the statement of Prof. Michael Bothe: Link


2007
29 - 31 August 2007

Second Commonwealth Red Cross and Red Crescent International Humanitarian Law Conference

At the 2nd Commonwealth Red Cross and Red Crescent Conference on International Humanitarian Law in Wellington New Zealand from 29 to 31 August 2007 over 150 delegates from Commonwealth governments, Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies, and national IHL committees, cam together to share ideas and experiences on IHL issues.

See the slides of the IHFFC presentation by Col. Charles Garraway: Link


2006
23 - 24 November 2006

Fifth session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Read the Statement by Professor Ghalib Djilali, President of the Commission at the 5th session of the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, on 23 - 24 November 2006.

Download Statement: Link


18 October 2006

Informal Meeting of the 6th Committee of the United Nations General Assembly

Read the Statement by Professor Michael Bothe, Vice-President of the Commission at an informal Meeting of the 6th Committee of the United Nations General Assembly, on 18 October 2006 in New York.

Download Statement: Link


2003
2 - 6 December 2003

28th International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent in Geneva

The 28th International Conference brought together the 190 States Parties to the Geneva Conventions, the 179 Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies, the International Committee of the Red Cross, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and a number of observers to discuss issues of common humanitarian concern relating to the theme of protecting human dignity.

Read the intervention in the plenary by Sir Kenneth Keith: Link


11 - 12 September 2003

Improving compliance with International Humanitarian Law (Proceedings of the Bruges Colloquium)

Read the speech from Dr. Elzbieta Mikos-Skuza "How can existing IHL mechanisms be better used?": Link


19 - 21 February 2003

International Conference of Governmental and Non-Governmental Experts: The Missing

An international conference convened by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) took place in Geneva on action to clarify the fate of people missing as a result of armed conflict and internal violence and to support their families.

The conference brought about a heightened awareness of this tragedy and provided a renewed impetus for efforts that need to be made by all those responsible for addressing the problem of the missing and their families. It brought together over 350 governmental and non-governmental experts from more than 90 countries, including representatives of families of the missing.

The International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission was represented by Dr. Roger Dubouloz.


1998
15 June - 17 July 1998

United Nations Diplomatic Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Establishment of an International Criminal Court, Rome

The Commission was invited to participate as an observer in the Rome Conference. It was represented by Messrs M. R. Dubouloz and E. Kussbach.

Read the Intervention by the Commission: Link
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