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Cross-border relief operations into Syria: Legal and Operational aspects

Next Tuesday, 28 July 2020 at 1 p.m. BST/ 3 p.m. Beirut-EESTDiakonia Lebanon Resource Desk for International Humanitarian Law will be hosting an online expert panel on Cross-border relief operations into Syria: Legal and Operational aspects. 

The webinar aims to bring clarity and understanding of international law applicable to cross-border relief operations in Syria with a view to contributing to the international humanitarian community’s informed decision- making and operational policies that comply with international legal standards while honouring the imperative to help millions of Syrian civilians to remain alive and in dignity.

The speakers are:

  • Michael Bothe, Professor of Public Law, Goethe University Frankfurt
  • Misty Buswell, Regional Policy, Advocacy and Communication Director, International Rescue Committee
  • Emanuela-Chiara Gillard, Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict
  • Rachel Sider, Policy and Advocacy Advisor, Norwegian Refugee Council.

The panel talk will be moderated by Dr Jelena Plamenac, Manager of Lebanon IHL Resource Desk, Diakonia.

For additional information, please email [email protected].

To attend the webinar, please use this link.

Event details

Event date:
July 28, 2020

Event time:
1:00 pm


Emanuela-Chiara Gillard, Michael Bothe, Misty Buswell, Rachel Sider and Jelena Plamenac.