Thursday, June 9, 2011

Conference: Non-international Armed Conflict in the 21st Century

The International Law Department of the Center for Naval Warfare Studies of the U.S. Naval War College will host a conference on "Non-international Armed Conflict in the 21st Century," June 21-23, 2011, in Newport, Rhode Island. The program is available here. Here's the idea:
The conference's purpose is to examine the legal issues surrounding Non-international Armed Conflict (NIAC) in the 21st Century. During this conference, distinguished scholars and practitioners of international law will analyze the state of the law applicable to the many facets of NIAC and will discuss their views on how the law will develop as the world continues to struggle with the evolving threats to national and international security posed by failed and failing states, insurgencies, and transnational criminal and terrorist organizations.