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28-29 January 2019

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2019 ANNUAL SEMINAR ON INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW FOR DIPLOMATS ACCREDITED TO THE UNITED NATIONS IN GENEVA

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Main Concepts and Contemporary Challenges of International Humanitarian Law

The Geneva Academy and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) co-organize a two-day seminar for diplomats accredited to the United Nations in Geneva.

Issues discussed will include ICRC’s action to protect victims of armed conflict through law and policy; the classification of armed conflicts; use of force under international humanitarian law (IHL) and international human rights law; new means and methods of warfare; IHL and terrorism; and IHL topics at the 2019 international conference.

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