Discussion on the Updated Commentary to the Third Geneva Convention

Professor Sean Watts, Co-Director of the Lieber Institute, will participate in this webinar event. This virtual event, co-hosted by the International Committee of the Red Cross and the American Society of International Law's Lieber Society on the Law of Armed Conflict, will involve a discussion of the ICRC's updated commentary to the Third Geneva Convention, […]

2020 Events

United States Military Academy, West Point

All on-site events have been cancelled through December 2020. Please check back soon for future events.  

Prisoners of War in Contemporary Conflict

United States Military Academy, West Point

This by-invitation workshop will focus on the treatment and status of prisoners of war in light of the complexities of modern warfare. It is intended to foster academic debate and scholarship about how modern conflict has (or has not) changed the understanding of the status, treatment, and rights of POWs.