PhD defence: The Accountability of Non-State Armed Groups

Lauren Neumann will defend her PhD thesis: The Accountability of Non-State Armed Groups

2020.11.23 | Linda Andersen

Date Thu 03 Dec
Time 13:00 16:00
Location Aarhus University, lecture theatre 1342-455 NB. Due to corona restrictions there will only be 40 seats in the theatre. It will be possible to follow the defence via Zoom. See below.

Topic of the lecture

”What is legal basis for holding a Non-State Armed Group as such accountable for violations of international human rights and humanitarian law obligations and how will such an extension of international legal personality enhance respect for international law compared to reliance on a more extended responsibility of states and responsibility of individual members and commanders of a Non-State Armed Group?” 

Assessment committee

  • Associate Professor Morten Midtgaard Fogt, Department of Law, Aarhus University (chair)
  • Professor Geoffrey S. Corn, South Texas College of Law, Houston
  • Chief Counsellor, Ph.D., Peter Vedel Kessing, Office for International Law and Human Rights, Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs     


You have the option of following the defence via Zoom. Request for Zoom-link for the lecture can be submitted to no later than 2December 2020 at 16:00.   

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