Texts of speakers / Textes de orateurs – Dublin

The International Law Applicable to Peace Operations
Thursday, 15 November 2018

Keynote speech – A Strategic Analysis of the Challenges in the Domain of Peace Operations
Major General Michael BEARY (retd), Former Force Commander UNIFIL

General Discussion
Human Rights and Peace Operations
Mr. Peter KEMPEES, Head of Division, Registry of the European Court of Human Right

General Discussion
Topic 1: Criminal Accountability for Crimes by Peacekeepers
Topic 2: International Humanitarian Law and Peace Operations
Colonel Ben F. KLAPPE (retd), Senior Legal Adviser, Headquarters Royal Netherlands Army

General Discussion
Status of Forces and the Importance of Host State Law and Sending State Law in the Practice of Peace Operations
Captain (French Navy) Jean-Emmanuel PERRIN, Legal Office, Allied Command Operations/Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe

Friday, 16 November 2018

General Discussion
The Use of Force and Detention in Peace Operations
Presentation of the Legal Advisors Worktop Functional Area System (LAWFAS) by Mr (CTR) José Maria DA SILVA MIGUEL, Office of the Legal Advisor of Allied Command Operations (ACO) / Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE)

General Discussion
Protection of Civilians in Peace Operations
Lieutenant Colonel Richard BRENNAN, Legal Service, Defence Forces Ireland

General Discussion
Legal Aspects of Peace Operations in their Maritime Dimension
Professor Dr. Wolff HEINTSCHEL von HEINEGG, President, International Society for Military Law and the Law of War
Commander Patrick BURKE, Legal Advisor, Defence Forces Ireland
Commander Tom FLAVIN, Legal Officer, Regional Services, Office of the Judge Advocate General, Canada

General Discussion
Dealing with Crimes Against Peacekeepers
Lieutenant Colonel Jerry LANE, Legal Advisor and Lecturer in IHL, Military Ethics, Ethical Decision Making, and Military Law, Defence Forces Ireland & Representative of the International Association of Prosecutors

General Discussion
Protection of Personal Data in Peace Operations
Mrs. Dominique VANHAELEMEESCH, Legal Advisor and Data Protection Officer, Ministry of Defence, Belgium