All Africa International Humanitarian Law (IHL) prize for works published in 2021

Background: As part of its mandate to work for the understanding and dissemination of knowledge of IHL and to prepare any development thereof, the ICRC works with academic communities to raise awareness and to encourage research and scholarship on this body of international law.

Submission: Authors may submit work that has been published between 1 January 2021 and 31 December 2021. The published work must be an article in a peer-reviewed journal, a book chapter, or a book, in the field of IHL. This includes works accepted for publication and final proof by December 2021. Submissions must be received, via email to, by 11 March 2022.

Eligibility: The author(s) must be African nationals currently living or working in Africa. The submission must be in Arabic, English, or French.

Prize: Submitted works will be evaluated by a panel of IHL experts and the ICRC will award a USD 1000 prize to the best-published work.

For further information please contact:
The International Committee of the Red Cross, Communication Department,
Nairobi Regional Delegation,
Denis Pritt Road, P.O. Box 73226 – 00200 Nairobi, Kenya,
T +254 20 272 3963/ 271 3369,

Source : Icrc