Tom Ruys
Guest lecture by Colonel Chris De Cock

On Thursday 22 November 2018, Colonel Chris De Cock (Legal Advisor at the Military Planning and Conduct Capability (MPCC)-Command Group of the European External Action Service) will give a guest lecture on the issue of 'targeting' in the framework of the course on the 'Law of Armed Conflict'.

The guest lecture will take place from 13.00-16.00 in room Paddenhoek 1.3, Paddenhoekstraat, Ghent. Persons that are not enrolled in the course on the 'Law of Armed Conflict' are welcome to join, but are invited to signal their attendance beforehand to Ms. Kristien Ballegeer (Kristien.Ballegeer@Ugent.be).

An Cliquet
Inaugural Lecture of the Francqui Chair by Prof. Alexander Gillespie

All are warmly invited to attend the inaugural lecture of the Francqui Chair 2018-19 by Prof. dr. Alexander Gillespie on Wednesday 5 December 2018 at 17.00. The lecture is entitled '2050: The Challenge of Peace and Sustainability in a Fragmented International Context' and will take place in Room 'Refter' at Het Pand. Please register here.

Professor Gillespie's areas of scholarship pertain to international and comparative environmental law, the laws of war and a number of pressing issues of social concern such as drug policy and refugees. He has recently received this award from the Franqcui Foundation Belgium, with which he will hold a professorship at Ghent University for six months during 2018.

About the institute

The Ghent Rolin-Jaequemyns International Law Institute is a vibrant research institute, composed of ten faculty members and more than 20 doctoral and post-doctoral researchers. Its activities span the entire realm of public international law, ranging
from the law of armed
conflict and interna-
tional human rights
law, to the law of the
sea, international en-
vironmental law and
international criminal law.

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