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15-16 November 2017

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2017 ANNUAL SEMINAR ON INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW FOR DIPLOMATS ACCREDITED TO THE UNITED NATIONS IN GENEVA

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Coverpage of the Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols Coverpage of the Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols

The Additional Protocols 40 Years Later and Their Continuing Relevance Within the Changing Face of Armed Conflicts

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; the rules on conduct of hostilities and the contribution of the Additional Protocols; war in cities; the development of weapons treaties; the protection of refugees; humanitarian access and the relevance of the Additional Protocols.

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