The International Humanitarian Law Prize 2020—Apply (Prize: $1000).

August 5, 20200

Academics and lawyers who want to build a legal writing career can apply for the International Humanitarian Law Prize, of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for African Academics for the best-published work on International Humanitarian Law (IHL) in Africa in 2020.

Submission Guidelines

  • Submitted work must have been published between 1st September 2019 and 31 December 2020.
  • The published work must be an article in a peer-reviewed journal, a book chapter or a book, in the field of International Humanitarian Law. (This includes works accepted for publication and in final proof by December 2020).
  • The submission must be in Arabic, English or French.


All submissions must be received, via email to, by 31st December 2020.

Who’s Eligible to Apply for the International Humanitarian Law Prize 2020.

Applicants must be African nationals currently living or working in Africa.


All submitted works will be subjected to evaluation by a panel of IHL experts and the ICRC, and will award a 1,000 US dollars prize to the best-published work.

For more information click here.

Good Luck.

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