Peace Palace - Seat of the ICJ -The Hague, The Netherlands

Towards A New International Law Paradigm

The Hague Seminar ‘Towards A New International Law Paradigm For The Israel/Palestine Conflict’, 28-29 June 2017.   The international legal framework applicable to the territorial status of “East Jerusalem” and the “West Bank” must be reviewed. This closed-door seminar is being organized to facilitate a discussion amongst experts from various nations of the legal status…

Are the Israeli Settlements in the West Bank illegal under International Law?

It is often claimed by media and many UN policy documents that the “Israeli settlements” in the West Bank and East Jerusalem are in violation of international law. This report reviews the main legal and factual arguments associated with this claim and concludes that such simplistic characterizations are biased and unfounded under international law.