Amsterdam Center for International Law

prof. dr. T.D. (Terry) Gill

Militair recht, in het bijzonder het recht tijdens vredesoperaties
  • Faculty of Law
    Criminal Law
  • Visiting address
    Oudemanhuispoort
    Oudemanhuispoort 4-6  Amsterdam
    Room number: 305
  • Postal address:
    Oudemanhuispoort  4-6
    1012 CN  Amsterdam
  • T.D.Gill@uva.nl
    T: 0205253937
    T: 0205253368

Profile

Terry Gill is Professor of Military Law at the University of Amsterdam and the Netherlands Defence Academy and was until February 2014 also Associate Professor of Public International Law at Utrecht University. He is Director of the Research Program on the Law of Armed Conflict and Peace Operations at the Amsterdam Center for International Law and of the Netherlands Research Forum on the Law of Armed Conflict and Peace Operations (LACPO). Professor Gill is Editor in Chief of the Yearbook of International humanitarian Law and is a member of the editorial boards of the The Military Law Review (Militair Rechtelijk Tijdschrift), the Journal of Armed Conflict & Security Law and the Journal of International Peacekeeping . He is a member of the Board of Directors of The International Society of Military Law & the Law of War and member of the Lieber Group of The American Society of International Law, the  Netherlands Society of International Law, and of the Netherlands Military Law Society (Militair Rechtelijke Vereniging).

He teaches courses on international humanitarian law, military operational law and the use of force at The University of Amsterdam and the Netherlands Defence Academy and is currently (co) supervisor of nine PhD candidates affiliated with ACIL and LACPO on various topics related to international military law, humanitarian law and the use of force.He has been a Fulbright visiting scholar at Columbia University and visiting research fellow at Cambridge University, Universidade de Coimbra, Universidad de Granada and the International Institute of Humanitarian Law in San Remo.

He is a member of the International Group of Experts which produced the Tallinn Manual on the Application of International Law to Cyber Warfare, which was published in 2013 and which was updated in 2017 to include the application of international law to peacetime cyber activities (Tallinn 2.0 Manual). He is chairman of the Study Group of the International Law Association which is preparing a report on The Conduct of Hostilities in the 21st Century and a senior academic advisor in the preparation of a Manual of the International Law of Peace Operations, under the auspices of the International Society of Military Law & the Law of War. He was a member of the expert group on "Direct Participation in Hostilities" convened by the ICRC and TMC Asser Institute between 2003-2008 and has contributed to several military manuals in use by the Netherlands armed forces and policy advice reports to the Netherlands Government and Parliament on matters of public international law.

Research

Professor Gill's research is primarily in the areas of international law relating to the use of force and peace operations, international humanitarian law and military operational law. He has published numerous articles on these topics in both Dutch and English and as director of the research program Law of Armed Conflict and Peace Operations and the research forum LACPO, coordinates research in these fields by senior researchers and PhD candidates from ACIL, Netherlands Defence Academy, TMC Asser Institute and other organizations within the context of those fora.

Publications

Some recent and forthcoming publications include:

Recent

  • M.Schmitt ( ed.) Tallinn Manual 2.0 on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Operations Cambridge Univ.Press (2017)
  • Gill, T.D. "Classifying the Conflict in Syria" 92 International Law Studies 353 (2016)
  • Gill,T.D. "Some Considerations Concerning the Role of the Ius ad Bellum in Targeting" in P. Ducheine, M. Schmitt & F. Osinga (eds.) Targeting: The Challenges of Modern Warfare TMC Asser/Springer Press , 101 (2016)
  • Gill, T.D.& Fleck, D. (eds.) The Handbook of the International Law of Military Operations 2nd,ed., Oxford Univ. Press (2015)
  • Gill, T.D. "When Does Self-Defence End?" in M. Weller (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Use of Force in International Law, Oxford Univ. Press, 737 (2015)
  • Gill, T.D. "International Law Applied to Cyber Warfare: Precautions, Proportionality and the Notion of 'Attack' under the Humanitarian Law of Armed Conflict" in N.Tsagourias & R. Buchan (eds.) Research Handbook on International Law and Cyberspace, Edward Elgar Publishers 366 ( 2015)
  • Gill, T.D. "Some Thoughts on the Relationship between  International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law: a Plea for Mutual Respect and a Common Sense Approach" in Haek, Y. & Mc Gonigle Leyh, B. The Realisation of Human Rights: When Theory Meets Practice, Intersentia Publishers .333 (2013)
  •  Gill, T.D. & Ducheine, P.A.L. "Anticipatory Self-Defense in the Cyber Context" Vol. 89, 438 International Legal Studies of the US Naval War College (2013)
  •  Schmitt, M (ed.) The Tallinn Manual on the Application of International Law to Cyber Warfare, Cambridge University Press (2013)
  • Gill,T.D., Marchand, C, Ducheine, P.A.L & Boddens Hosang, J.F.R, General Report to the 19th Congress of the International Society of Military Law & the Law of War on "Legal Interoperability and Ensuring Observance of the Law Applicable in Multinational Deployments"  Vol. 19 Review of Military Law and the Law of War 121-172 (2013)
  • Gill, T.D. "Chivalry: A  Principle of the Law of Armed Conflict?" in Mathee ,M, Toebes, B. and Brus, M, Armed Conflict and International Law: In Search of the Human Face,33 (2013

Forthcoming

  • Gill,T.D.,Boothby, W.,Fleck,D. & Vanheusden A. (eds.) The Leuven Manual on the International Law Applicable to Peace Operations ( forthcoming in 2017)
  • Gill, T.D., Geiss, R & Heinsch, R. Final Report of the Study Group of the International Law Association on the Conduct of Hostilities in the 21st Century (forthcoming in 2017)
  • Gill, T.D., Van Haaster, J & Roorda,M, "Some Legal and Operational Considerations Regarding Remote Warfare" in Jens David Ohlin (ed.) Research Handbook on Remote Warfare (forthcoming in 2017
  • Gill, T.D. & Tibori Szabo, K., "The Intervention in Somalia 1990-91" in O. Corten, T. Ruys & A. Hofer (eds.) Jus Contra Bellum Casebook ( forthcoming in 2017)

Teaching

In addition to the teaching activities referred to above, Prof. Gill is Coordinator of the Specialization Program in Military Law at the University of Amsterdam and Head of the Section of Military Law at the Netherlands Defence Academy and supervises numerous masters theses at those institutions in the fields of international and military law.

Contact details

E-mail: T.D.Gill@uva.nl
Tel: +31 (0)20 525 3937 (Wed./Thu.) / 3368 (secretary)

  • Nederlandse Defensie Academie ( Hoogleraar Militair Recht 0.5 fte)
  • Lid Com. Advies Volkenrechtelijke Vraagstukken (regeringsadviescommissie tot 31/12/2014)
  • General Editor Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law
  • Member International Group of Experts (Tallinn Manual on the Application of International Law to Cyber Warfare)
  • Board Member International Society of Military Law & the Law of War
  • Member of the Editorial Board Journal of Conflict and Security Law
  • Member of the Editorial Board Journal of International Peacekeeping
  • Chairman Study Group of the International Law Association on the Conduct of Hostilities

2017

  • Gill, T. D., van Haaster, J., & Roorda, M. P. (in press). Some Legal and Operational Considerations regarding Remote Warfare: Drones and Cyber Warfare Revisited. In Research Handbook on Remote Warfare Northhampton: Edward Elgar Publishing.

2016

  • Gill, T. D. (2016). Classifying the Conflict in Syria. International Law Studies (Naval War College), 92, 353-380. [details] 
  • Gill, T. D. (2016). Some considerations concerning the role of the ius ad bellum in targeting. In P. A. L. Ducheine, M. N. Schmitt, & F. P. B. Osinga (Eds.), Targeting: the challenges of modern warfare (pp. 101-119). The Hague: Asser Press. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-6265-072-5_5  [details] 

2015

  • Gill, T. D. (2015). Characterization and Legal Basis for Peace Operations. In T. D. Gill, & D. Fleck (Eds.), The handbook of the international law of military operations. - 2nd edition (pp. 153-160). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 
  • Gill, T. D. (2015). Humanitarian Intervention. In T. D. Gill, & D. Fleck (Eds.), The handbook of the international law of military operations. - 2nd edition (pp. 244-251). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 
  • Gill, T. D. (2015). International humanitarian law applied to cyber-warfare: Precautions, proportionality and the notion of ‘attack’ under the humanitarian law of armed conflict. In N. Tsagourias, & R. Buchan (Eds.), Research handbook on international law and cyberspace. (pp. 366-379). (Research handbooks in international law). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. DOI: 10.4337/9781782547396.00029  [details] 
  • Gill, T. D. (2015). Legal Basis of the Right of Self-Defence under the UN Charter and under Customary International Law. In T. D. Gill, & D. Fleck (Eds.), The handbook of the international law of military operations. - 2nd edition (pp. 213-224). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 
  • Gill, T. D. (2015). Legal Characterization and Basis for Enforcement Operations and Peace Enforcement Operations under the Charter. In T. D. Gill, & D. Fleck (Eds.), The handbook of the international law of military operations. - 2nd edition (pp. 95-109). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 
  • Gill, T. D. (2015). Legal Parameters for the Use of Force in the Context of the UN Collective Security System. In T. D. Gill, & D. Fleck (Eds.), The handbook of the international law of military operations. - 2nd edition (pp. 128-132). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 
  • Gill, T. D. (2015). Legal Parameters for the Use of Force within the Context of Peace Operations. In T. D. Gill, & D. Fleck (Eds.), The handbook of the international law of military operations. - 2nd edition (pp. 169). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 
  • Gill, T. D. (2015). Military Intervention with the Consent or at the Invitation of a Government. In T. D. Gill, & D. Fleck (Eds.), The handbook of the international law of military operations. - 2nd edition (pp. 252-255). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 
  • Gill, T. D. (2015). When does self-defence end? In M. Weller (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of the use of force in international law (pp. 737-752). (Oxford handbooks in law). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 
  • Gill, T. D., & Fleck, D. (2015). Concept and sources of the international law of military operations. In T. D. Gill, & D. Fleck (Eds.), The handbook of the international law of military operations. - 2nd edition (pp. 3-13). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 
  • Gill, T. D., & Fleck, D. (2015). International Law for Military Operations: conclusions and perspectives. In T. D. Gill, & D. Fleck (Eds.), The handbook of the international law of military operations. - 2nd edition (pp. 610-618). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 
  • Gill, T. D., & Fleck, D. (2015). Private Contractors and Security Companies. In T. D. Gill, & D. Fleck (Eds.), The handbook of the international law of military operations. - 2nd edition (pp. 541-545). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 
  • Gill, T. D., & Ducheine, P. A. L. (2015). Rescue of nationals. In T. D. Gill, & D. Fleck (Eds.), The handbook of the international law of military operations. - 2nd edition (pp. 240-243). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 

2014

  • Gill, T. D. (2014). Some thoughts on the relationship between international humanitarian law and international human rights law: a plea for mutual respect and a common sense approach. In Y. Haek, B. McGonigle Leyh, C. Burbano-Herrera, & D. Contreras-Garduño (Eds.), The realisation of human rights: when theory meets practice: studies in honour of Leo Zwaak (pp. 335-350). Cambridge-Antwerp-Portland: Intersentia. [details] 

2013

  • Gill, T. D. (2013). Non-intervention in the cyber context. In K. Ziolkowski (Ed.), Peacetime regime for state activities in cyberspace: international law, international relations and diplomacy (pp. 217-238). Tallinn: NATO CCD COE Publications. [details] 
  • Gill, T. D. (2013). The Security Council. In G. Zyberi (Ed.), An institutional approach to the responsibility to protect (pp. 83-108). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. DOI: 10.1017/CBO9781139567664.007  [details] 
  • Gill, T. D., & Ducheine, P. A. L. (2013). Anticipatory Self-Defense in the Cyber Context. International Law Studies (Naval War College), 89, 438-471. [details] 
  • Gill, T. D., & Ducheine, P. A. L. (2013). Anticipatory self-defense in the cyber context. Israel Yearbook on Human Rights, 43, 81-110. [details] 
  • Gill, T. (2013). Chivalry: a principle of the law of armed conflict? In M. Matthee, B. Toebes, & M. Brus (Eds.), Armed conflict and international law: in search of the human face: Liber amicorum in memory of Avril McDonald (pp. 33-51). The Hague: Asser Press. DOI: 10.1007/978-90-6704-918-4_2  [details] 
  • Schmitt, M., Booth, W. H., Demeyere, B., Heintschel von Heinegg, W., Michael, J. B., Wingfield, T., ... Ottis, R. (2013). Tallinn Manual on the International Law applicable to Cyber Warfare: prepared by the International Group of Experts at the Invitation of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [details] 

2012

  • Ducheine, P., Voetelink, J., Stinissen, J., & Gill, T. (2012). Towards a legal framework for military cyber operations. In P. Ducheine, F. Osinga, & J. Soeters (Eds.), Cyber warfare: critical perspectives (pp. 101-128). (NL ARMS; No. 2012). The Hague: T.M.C. Asser Press. [details] 
  • Gill, T. D. (2012). Legal aspects of the transfer of authority in UN Peace Operations. Netherlands Yearbook of International Law, 42, 37-68. DOI: 10.1007/978-90-6704-849-1_2  [details] 

2010

  • Gill, T. D. (2010). Characterization and legal basis for peace operations. In T. D. Gill, & D. Fleck (Eds.), The handbook of the international law of military operations (pp. 135-142). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 
  • Gill, T. D. (2010). Humanitarian intervention. In T. D. Gill, & D. Fleck (Eds.), The handbook of the international law of military operations (pp. 221-227). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 
  • Gill, T. D. (2010). Legal basis of the right of self-defence under the UN Charter and under customary international law. In T. D. Gill, & D. Fleck (Eds.), The handbook of the international law of military operations (pp. 187-198). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 
  • Gill, T. D. (2010). Legal characterization and basis for enforcement operations and peace enforcement operations under the Charter. In T. D. Gill, & D. Fleck (Eds.), The handbook of the international law of military operations (pp. 81-93). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 
  • Gill, T. D. (2010). Legal parameters for the use of force in the context of the UN collective security system. In T. D. Gill, & D. Fleck (Eds.), The handbook of the international law of military operations (pp. 110-114). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 
  • Gill, T. D. (2010). Legal parameters for the use of force within the context of peace operations. In T. D. Gill, & D. Fleck (Eds.), The handbook of the international law of military operations (pp. 150). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 
  • Gill, T. D. (2010). Military intervention at the invitation of a government. In T. D. Gill, & D. Fleck (Eds.), The handbook of the international law of military operations (pp. 229-232). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 
  • Gill, T. D., & Fleck, D. (2010). Concept and sources of the international law of military operations. In T. D. Gill, & D. Fleck (Eds.), The handbook of the international law of military operations (pp. 3-10). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 
  • Gill, T. D., & Fleck, D. (2010). Private contractors and security companies. In T. D. Gill, & D. Fleck (Eds.), The handbook of the international law of military operations (pp. 489-493). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 
  • Gill, T. D., & Ducheine, P. A. L. (2010). Rescue of nationals. In T. Gill, & D. Fleck (Eds.), The handbook of the international law of military operations (pp. 217-219). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 
  • Fleck, D., & Gill, T. D. (2010). Conclusions. In T. D. Gill, & D. Fleck (Eds.), The handbook of the international law of military operations (pp. 565-573). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 

2009

  • Gill, T. D. (2009). The law of belligerent occupation: the distinction between invasion and occupation of disputed territory. In A. De Guttry, H. G. Post, & G. Venturini (Eds.), The 1998-2000 war between Eritrea and Ethiopia: an international legal perspective (pp. 365-370). The Hague: T.M.C. Asser Press. [details] 

2014

  • Gill, T., Heinsch, R., & Geiss, R. (2014). ILA study group 'The conduct of hostilities and international humanitarian law: challenges of 21st century warfare' - Interim report. London: International Law Association. [details] 

2013

  • Gill, T., Marchand, C., Boddens Hosang, H., & Ducheine, P. (2013). General report. Recueils de la Société Internationale de Droit Militaire et Droit de la Guerre, XIX, 121-171. [details] 

2011

2015

  • Urlings, M. L. M., Duyvesteyn, I., van Ginkel, B. T., van Reisen, M. E. H., Gill, T. D., van den Herik, L. J., ... Werner, W. G. (2015). Autonome wapensystemen: de noodzaak van betekenisvolle menselijke controle. (AIV-advies; No. 97). Den Haag: AIV/CAVV. [details] 

2013

  • Gill, T. D., van den Herik, L. J., Lammers, J. G., & Werner, W. G. (2013). Bewapende drones. (AIV-advies; No. 23). Den Haag: AIV/CAVV. [details] 

2011

  • Urlings, M. L. M., Barth, D. J., Duyvesteyn, I., van Ham, P., Homan, C., Plooij-van Gorsel, P. C., ... Uilenreef, A. D. (2011). Digitale oorlogvoering. (AIV-advies; No. 77). Den Haag: AIV/CAVV. [details] 

2009

  • Gill, T. D. (2009). Internationaal publiekrecht: verdieping. In P. J. J. van der Kruit (Ed.), Handboek militair recht. - 2e dr. (pp. 257-279). Breda [etc.]: Nederlandse Defensie Academie. [details] 
  • Gill, T. D., & van der Kruit, P. J. J. (2009). Internationaal publiekrecht: inleiding. In P. J. J. van der Kruit (Ed.), Handboek militair recht. - 2e dr. (pp. 233-255). Breda [etc.]: Nederlandse Defensie Academie. [details] 

Scientific position

  • Gill, T.D. (member) (2009-2016): International Society for Military Law and the Law of War, Brussels, Belgium (External organisation).

Book editor

  • Gill, T. D., McCormack, T., Geiß, R., Krieger, H., Paulussen, C., & Pitcher, K. (2016). Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law. - Volume 18, 2015. The Hague: Asser Press. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-6265-141-8  [details] 
  • Gill, T. D., & Fleck, D. (2011). The Handbook of the International Law of Military Operations (Pbk ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 
  • Gill, T. D., & Fleck, D. (2010). The Handbook of the International Law of Military Operations. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 

Keynote / invited lecture

  • Gill, Terry (speaker) (11-7-2016): Expert Conference Cyber Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands.
  • Gill, Terry (speaker) (18-4-2016): Relevance of International Law to Cyber Activity, United Nations Group of Governmental Experts.
  • Ducheine, Paul (speaker) & Gill, T.D. (speaker) (1-4-2016): Expert opinion inzake bijdragen van de MIVD aan targeting, Commissie van Toezicht betreffende de Inlichtingen- en Veiligheidsdiensten (CTIVD).
  • Gill, Terry (speaker) (5-2-2016): Tallinn Manual 2.0 Presentation to State Representatives, Hague Process: Presentation of Tallinn Manual to State Representatives, The Hague, Netherlands.
  • Ducheine, P.A.L. (speaker) & Gill, T.D. (speaker) (30-5-2013): Cyber Warfare and International Law - Does the Tallinn Manual Give Adequate Solutions for the Next Generation of Wars??, The Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, The Kalshoven-Gieskes Forum on International Humanitarian Law &The International Law Association Prof. mr B, Leiden.
  • Gill, T.D. (invited speaker) (10-1-2013): Some Thoughts on the Relationship between International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law: A Plea for a Common Sense Approach, Conference ‘The Boundaries of the Battlefield’, organized by the International Centre for Counter Terrorism, TMC Asser Institute, The Hague.
  • Gill, T.D. (invited speaker) (26-6-2012): Anticipatory Self-Defense in Cyber Perspective, 2012 Annual Conference of the US Naval War College on 'Cyber War and International Law', Newport, Rhode Island.
  • Gill, T.D. (invited speaker), Marchand, C (invited speaker), Ducheine, P.A.L. (invited speaker) & Boddens Hosang, J.F.R. (invited speaker) (1-5-2012): Presentation of the General Report on the Law of Self- Defence, 19th Congress of the International Society for Military Law and the Law of War, Quebec, Canada.
  • Gill, T.D. (invited speaker) (10-11-2011): Legal Framework of Peace Operations, Conference on the Law of Peace Operations organized by the International Society of Military Law, Beijing, China.

Others

  • Gill, Terry (participant) (19-9-2016): Meeting Group of Experts Manual on the Law of Peace Operations (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Gill, Terry (participant) (11-7-2016): Expert Conference on Cyber Security (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Gill, Terry (participant) (18-3-2015): Meeting of International Group of Experts Tallinn 2.0 Manual (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).

2017

  • Boddens Hosang, J. F. R. (2017). Rules of engagement: Rules on the use of force as linchpin for the international law of military operations [details] 

2008

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