Pr. Dr. Julien Cazala is Professor of international law at the Faculty of Law of the University Sorbonne Paris Nord (France) where he is also the director of the IDPS (Public law, political and social sciences Institute). Prior to this, he was a senior Lecturer at Orleans University and worked from 2011 to 2016 for the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Istanbul (Turkey). He is a recognized specialist in international economic law and is the author of numerous writings in many fields of international law. He is regularly invited to speak about these issues at seminars and conferences in France and abroad (Belgium, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, China, Greece, India, Netherlands, Romania, Turkey). He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Paris II (Panthéon-Assas). He has been a consultant for several United Nations agencies. He is a member of the Board of the Réseau francophone de droit international (RFDI).

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Course: Law of International Peace and Security

Course Modalities: 

Hourly Volume: 15 hours;

Scheduled: July;

Programs: International Master in Public International Law (Paris 8), Year 2. 

Course Overview: The course requires the students to have basic knowledge of public international law and international relations. Additional background in Humanitarian law is welcome, although not mandatory.

This class surveys some of the main areas in the field of conflict management while seeking a balance between theoretical and empirical knowledge. It focuses on contemporary efforts of the international community to stop ongoing armed conflicts

It provides an overview of the different international security actors as well as their civilian missions and military operations. The course will provide students with the analytical tools to critically examine the challenges involved in making decisions about humanitarian assistance and military intervention, evaluate their outcomes, and consider the ethical and practical dilemmas inherent in processes of conflict resolution. The course will also contribute to enhancing the students’ independent research skills, as well as their analytical. 

Course Structure: 

Module 1 – Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility to Protect

Module 2 – Peace Operations (1)

Module 3 – Peace Operations (2)

Module 4 – Arms control and disarmament

Module 5 – Terrorism


A final examination is organized at the end of the course.