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Humanity in War: An International Humanitarian Law Primer for Professionals

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American Red Cross Historic Building

430 17th St NW

LL20

Washington, DC 20006

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Our premier free training, this day-long course is a comprehensive and engaging introduction to International Humanitarian Law (IHL), and is appropriate for professionals working in the international, humanitarian or legal spheres.

What you'll learn:

  • Classification of Armed Conflicts
  • Geneva Conventions and Additional Protocols
  • Fundamental Principles and Protections afforded by international law
  • Distinction between Combatants and Civilians
  • Civilian Direct Participations in Hostilities
  • Role of the Red Cross and Principled Humanitarian Action

CLE credits for attorneys are available (select this option while registering). Dress is business casual.

Please email ihlaw@redcross.org with any questions.



  • Federico Barillas Schwank

    Federico Barillas Schwank, LLB, JD

    American Red Cross

    Legal Advisor, International Humanitarian Law

  • Elizabeth J. van Zyl

    Elizabeth J. van Zyl, JD

    American Red Cross

    Legal Fellow, International Humanitarian Law


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