Conference on International Humanitarian Law & Refugee Law

Conference on International Humanitarian Law & Refugee Law

  28 Dec 2023

CIHL & HR, Institute of Law, Nirma University is organising Conference on International Humanitarian Law and Refugee Law on 16 February 2024.

About the Conference

The conference is conducted annually by the centre with a vision to generate awareness amongst the students and academia. To address the contemporary issues and challenges faced by scholars, academicians, practitioners, and students in the field of International Humanitarian and Refugee Law.

Acting as a facilitator, the conference is to present a platform for interaction between eminent personalities, zealous students, dedicated organizations and every such stakeholder having an interest in the field. To encourage research and dialogue amongst young scholars, the best papers will be rewarded with a cash prize and selected papers will be published in an edited volume of Conference Proceedings.

About the Institute of Law, Nirma University

Founded on the vision of Dr. Karsanbhai K. Patel, the Institute of Law, Nirma University (ILNU), established in 2007, focuses on bringing about a paradigm shift in the delivery of legal education in the country. It aims to add newer dimensions to legal education that would incorporate international standards and provide an environment for innovation and dynamic scholarship.

Embodying the principles of justice education, excellence, and professionalism, ILNU imparts quality legal education that has produced a new generation of lawyers, leaders, and policymakers over the years.

About CIHL & HR

The Centre for International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights endeavours to develop a research-based and inquisitive platform for students in this field of law and to keep up an academic response to the prevalent contemporary challenges in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law.

To make the Institute a Centre of Excellence on the legal education map of India, it aims to provide world-class facilities to impart training and conduct research in the field of Law. Currently, the Institute has twelve research centres of which, the Centre for International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law is one of them.

Call for Papers/ Themes

Humanitarian Protection with Evolution of Modern Technology and Global Threats.

The sub-themes for the conference are as follows:

  • The complexities of forced migration amidst inter-state conflicts.
  • Defending the Virtual Frontline: IHL in the Age of Cyber Warfare & AI.
  • Impact of counterterrorism on the non-associated individuals.
  • Nuclear Power Dynamics and impact on contemporary world order.
  • Media Coverage and Public Perception of Humanitarian Crises.
  • The Use of Data and Analytics in Humanitarian Decision-Making.
  • The prevention of war crimes and the enforcement of accountability within IHL.


The conference is open to undergraduate/postgraduate students. This conference is an opportunity for all to interact with like-minded individuals from different institutes all across the globe. The conference will also provide a platform for discussions and deliberations with experts, dedicated organizations, and stakeholders in the relevant field.

Registration Fees

The registration fee for the conference is Rs.1000/- per participant/author, which only needs to be deposited after the Abstract is selected.


To encourage participants, the best papers will be rewarded, and selected papers will be published in an edited volume of Conference proceedings by the Centre.

How to Submit?

Please submit your abstract and final paper through email ID i.e., [email protected]. Additionally, the centre will be eager to assist the participants with the accommodation if required.

Important dates

  • Abstract Submission: 15th January 2024.
  • Final Paper Submission: 10th February 2024
  • Date for the conference: 16th February 2024.


Vagmee Sk Mishra, Chairperson: (+91- 9516061256) [WhatsApp Available]
Astitva Sharma, Vice Chairperson: (+91-7320855551) [WhatsApp Available]

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