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Rapid Response Webinar: Reflections on the South Africa v. Israel Case at the International Court of Justice

Date: 9 February 2024

Time: 12.30 - 14.00 (UK time)

Venue: Online


Event Details

On 29 December 2023, South Africa filed an application instituting proceedings against Israel before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) concerning alleged violations by Israel of its obligations under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide in relation to Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. Oral hearings were held on 11 and 12 January 2024, and the Court delivered its Order on the Request for the indication of provisional measures on 26 January.

This rapid response webinar convenes a panel of experts to discuss legal issues relating to recent developments concerning the case, including discussion of provisional measures and the requisite elements of the crime of genocide under international law.


Professor Dapo Akande, University of Oxford


  • Professor Marko Milanovic, University of Reading
  • Professor Christian Tams, University of Glasgow
  • Professor Paola Gaeta, Geneva Graduate Institute
  • Dr Danae Azaria, University College London

Event convened by Dr Jack Kenny, Research Fellow in International Law, British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL).

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CPD Information

This event offers the equivalent of 1.5 CPD hours.


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