About Conference

The Russian-Armenian University (RAU) in cooperation with the Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Armenia (ICRC) is pleased to announce the call for participation in the 12th International Conference for Young Researchers on International Humanitarian Law, which will be held from 21 to 23 November 2019 in Yerevan, Republic of Armenia. The Conference is a unique international platform for the discussion of contemporary issues and perspectives related to IHL development among young scholars. 
Who can Apply?
Young researchers in the field of IHL under the age of 35 are invited to take part in the by submitting a research paperstrictly within the scope of the announced conference topics presented below (not being limited by sub-topics).

How to Apply  
The APPLICATION PACKAGE should be sent to [email protected] and be comprised of:
  1. A paper abstract stating, among others, author’s original thesis, objectives and conclusions with a maximum of 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). 
  2. Duly completed application form (application form can also be downloaded from the following web site http://ihl.rau.am),
  3. Professional resume also stating IHL-related research (if any) and academic interests.
  4. English language proficiency certificate (IELTS, TOEFL, etc.). In case of absence of such a certificate the Organizing Committee reserves the right to conduct an interview with the applicant via Skype to check his/her English language proficiency.
The deadline for submitting the application package is October 20, 2019 at 23:00 (GMT + 4:00). Applicants will be selected on a competitive basis. The selection results will be announced on October 25, 2019
The Organizing Committee will cover the costs of accommodation, meals, local transportation of the participants and provide the participants with necessary materials during the Conference days. Please note that round-trip travel expenses are to be covered by the participants of the Conference.

Go to website: http://ihl.rau.am/