Past eventInvitation Only

Syria and International Law: Use of Force and State Responsibility

30 September 2013 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Chatham House, London


Dapo Akande, Lecturer in Public International Law, St Peter's College, Oxford
Helen Mulvein, Legal Counsellor, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Chair: Elizabeth Wilmshurst CMG, Associate Fellow, International Law Programme, Chatham House



The speakers will discuss issues of international law raised by the ongoing conflict in Syria, including the legal implications of assistance to the rebels and the government, the responsibility of the international community to protect civilians and questions of recognition of entities and governments.

Attendance at this event is by invitation only.