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11 March 2020, 18:00-19:30
Register start 5 February 2020
Register end 10 March 2020

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Which Role for International Humanitarian Law in the Face of Daily Operational Challenges?

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2016, Rural Damascus, Zabadani way. A joint ICRC, UN, Syrian Arab Red Crescent aid convoy en route to Madaya. 2016, Rural Damascus, Zabadani way. A joint ICRC, UN, Syrian Arab Red Crescent aid convoy en route to Madaya.

As both the former Commissioner-General for the United Nations Relief and Work Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near-East (UNRWA) (2014-2019) and a former Director of Operations at the International Committee of the Red Cross (2002-2014), Pierre Krahenbühl knows first-hand how to navigate operational challenges characterizing situations of armed conflict.

Drawing from his unique experience, he will share his thoughts on the role played by international humanitarian law as a legal framework in contributing to the daily work of international humanitarian organizations.

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  • Pierre Krahenbühl, Former Commissioner-General, UNRWA

Comments

  • Marco Sassòli, Director, Geneva Academy

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Which Role for International Humanitarian Law in the Face of Daily Operational Challenges?

In this event, Pierre Krahenbühl, former Commissioner-General for the UN Relief and Work Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near-East (UNRWA) and former Director of Operations at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), discussed operational challenges characterizing situations of armed conflict.

 

Location

Geneva Academy, Villa Moynier, 120B Rue de Lausanne, Geneva

Access

Public Transport

Tram 15, tram stop Butini

Bus 1 or 25, bus stop Perle du Lac

Access for People with Disabilities

Villa Moynier is accessible to people with disabilities. If you have a disability or any additional needs and require assistance in order to participate fully, please email info[at]geneva-academy.ch

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