As part of the cooperation between the Faculty of Sharia and Law at the Islamic University of Gaza (IUG) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), to reinforce the human values, and considering the contemporary challenges facing the humanitarian action that is based on the principles of Islamic Sharia and the international humanitarian law,


The International Conference on International Humanitarian Law in Light of Islamic Sharia- Implementation Guarantees and Contemporary Challenges" is launched to achieve the following objectives: 

1. Highlighting the compatibility between the international humanitarian law and Islamic law rules concerning the armed conflicts by clarifying and enhancing the understanding of the Islamic Sharia and the international humanitarian law rules

2. Promoting and enhancing the human values concerning the armed conflicts in Islamic Sharia and the International humanitarian law.

3. Clarifying the rights of victims and the means of their protection in armed conflicts in light of Islamic Sharia and the international humanitarian law.

4. Finding a common ground for the humanitarian neutral impartial action to achieve the mutual objective that aims at protecting the life and dignity of victims of armed conflicts.

5. Discussing the contemporary challenges of the international humanitarian law’s implementation and working on putting solutions to encounter.

6. Reviewing the progress achieved during the past years and completing the results and recommendations of the previous scientific conferences and seminars related to international humanitarian and Islamic sharia.

7. Enhancing dialogue among the Islamic organizations, academic institutions, local and international organizations and bodies to achieve exchange and integration among the active humanitarian actors in the world.