The Asia-Pacific Journal of
International Humanitarian Law is a publication of the Institute of International Legal Studies-University of the Philippines Law Center (UP-IILS) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

The Journal aims to produce peer-reviewed scholarly articles, book reviews, and commentary on significant developments and current issues in international humanitarian law, and related fields. It has a special focus on the Asia-Pacific region, and is published once a year.

We invite the submission of articles on subjects related to international humanitarian law, humanitarian policy or humanitarian action, provided the article has not been published or accepted elsewhere. In order to qualify for submission, an article must either be authored by someone from, or based in, the Asia-Pacific region or, alternatively, be about the Asia-Pacific region.

Possible topics Include:

  • Forced displacement and migration in armed conflict
  • Naval warfare / IHL and Law of the Sea
  • IHL and religion
  • Accountability for IHL violations
  • IHL and weapons (eg nuclear weapons, new technologies, arms trade)
  • IHL and terrorism
  • IHL and the natural environment
  • IHL and human rights
  • Protection of children in armed conflict
  • Protection of cultural heritage in armed conflict
  • IHL and refugees
  • Humanitarian action
  • IHL and health
  • History of IHL in the Asia-Pacific

The Journal accepts papers on a rolling basis. For publication in the 2021 edition, authors are invited to send through the submission platform available at apjihl.org or through email to apjihl.upd@up.edu.ph on or before 20 November 2020.
For submission guidelines and other information, please visit: apjihl.org