International Society for Military Law and the Law of War
Société Internationale de Droit Militaire et de Droit de la Guerre
Sociedad Internacional de Derecho Militar y Derecho de la Guerra

Texts of speakers - Seminar - Münster
Textes des orateurs - Séminaire - Münster
Textos de hablantes - Seminario - Münster

Session 1 & 2

Keynote Speech by Lieutenant-General A.J.H. van Loon, Commander 1 (GE/NL) Corps.
“Military Cooperation with National and International Actors: Conditions for Success”.

Captured Persons (CPERS) - a UK perspective.
Lieutenant Colonel Alasdair MORRISON, Operational Law Branch, Land Warfare Centre, United Kingdom.

Mr. Tristan Ferraro, Detention Operations, the ICRC perspective.

Remote piloted aerial vehicles and other new technologies - an operational perspective.
Air Commodore Frans Osinga (PhD), Professor Military Operational Sciences, National Defense College,
The Netherlands.

Ius ad bellum and ius in bello questions relative to the use of remote piloted aerial vehicles and other new technologies
Professor Terry D. Gill, National Defense College,
The Netherlands.

Session 3

Legal implications of Special Operations
Speaker LtCol Jean Michel Cambron, Legal Advisor, Canadian Joint Operations Command, Department of National Defence Canada.

Role of the Legal Adviser in the targeting process
LtCol Christian de Cock, Chief Operational Law MOD Belgium

Session 4

Rule of Law in Afghanistan - Developments.
Colonel Ben Klappe, Former Chief of Staff, NATO Rule of Law Field Support Mission.

Settling claims for damages caused by armed forces in international operations.
Mr. Pascal Limpens, Legal Adviser, Joint Forces Command, Brunssum,
The Netherlands.

Session 5

The legal Battle for the Arctic
Commander Kenneth Buhl, Denmark.

Session 6

Implementation and challenges relative to SC Resolutions on sexual violence and the protection of children and the protection of women.
Senior Colonel & Prof. Wang Haiping, Xi'an Academy of Politics, Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA).

The concept of “Responsibility to Protect” and “Safe areas”.
LtCol Richard Brennan, Irish Defence Forces