Palestine, International Law and Israeli Accountability
Date: February 25, 2015
Location: University of Oxford, Manor Road Building, Seminar Room A, Manor Road, OX1 3UQ
CIS Sponsored Event
Chair: Professor Antonios Tzanakopoulos
Convenor: Karma Nabulsi
Professor John Dugard will discuss international protections for the Palestinian people in relation to his responsibility as the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights for the Occupied Palestinian territories. The talk will look at the development of the legal terminology around Israeli practices as well as the recent war on Gaza.
Professor John Dugard has been professor of law at the Universities of Leiden, Cambridge, Pretoria and Witwatersrand. He is a member of the International Law Commission and was Special Rapporteur to the Human Rights Council on Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. He is a member of the Institut de Droit International and has served as a judge at the International Court of Justice.
Professor Antonios Tzanakopoulos is Associate Professor of Public International Law at the Faculty of Law and Fellow in Law at St Anne’s College.