Young researchers in the field of IHL under the age of 35 are invited to take part in the Conference participants’ pre-selection process. This year the Organizing Committee will also consider applications for the maximum of three positions of moderators of the one of below mentioned sections. There is no maximum age requirement for the applicants applying for the position of moderator.
In order to apply the applicants should submit a research paper strictly within the scope of the announced conference topics presented below (meanwhile, not being limited by sub-topics).
The APPLICATION PACKAGE should be sent to and be comprised of:
  1. The Paper Abstract stating among others author’s original thesis, objectives and conclusions (maximum 1000 words, if selected, the participant will have to present the full version of the paper (up to 4500 words prior to the Conference according to Annex 2) THIS IS NOT REQUIRED FOR THE APPLICANTS APPLYING FOR THE POSITION OF MODERATOR,
  2. Duly Completed Application Form (according to Annex 1, application form can also be downloaded from the following web site ),
  3. Professional CV, also stating IHL related research (if any) and academic interests.
  4. English language proficiency certificate (IELTS, TOEFL, etc.). In case of absence of such certificate the Organizing Committee reserves the right to conduct an interview with the applicant via Skype to check his/her English language proficiency.
Applicants applying for the position of moderator should also submit a short motivation letter (maximum 500 words) describing their previous experience in the sphere of IHL and reasons for their willingness to participate as a moderator for one of the sections listed below.
The deadline for submitting the application package is October 20, 2019 at 23:00, GMT + 4:00. The applicants will be selected on a competitive basis. The selection results will be announced on November 14, 2017. Selected applicants will receive an official invitation letter, including the program details and the venue.
Organizing Committee will provide the visa support for the participants of the Conference, as well as the accommodation, meals, local transportation and materials during the Conference days. Please note that round-trip travel expenses are to be covered by the participants of the Conference.
Yours sincerely,
Secretariat of the Conference
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