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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

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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 for the jurisdictions of California, New York, and Virginia (select this option while registering). A CLE application fee hardship waiver is available for members of the New York Bar Association seeking New York CLE credit pursuant to section 8(A)(4)(i) of the New York CLE Board Regulations and Guidelines. The course fee may be waived for participants who can demonstrate that payment would result in hardship. Fee waiver applications are available upon request. For a fee waiver application please email ihlaw@redcross.org – Subject: IHL Course Fee Waiver.

Please email ihlaw@redcross.org with any questions.



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