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JULY 2015
EVENT RECORDING
Principles in action: How do neutrality and independence contribute to humanitarian effectiveness?
This official side event of the 2015 ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment gathered senior Red Cross Red Crescent representatives, the Ambassador of Mexico to the UN, the Secretary General of the Lebanese Red Cross and a major scholar of humanitarian action.

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ADVANCED SEMINAR
International Humanitarian Law for University Lecturers
IHL lecturers or researchers interested in developing their teaching skills are eligible to this Advanced Seminar in IHL co-organized by the ICRC and the Geneva Academy from 19 to 23 October 2015.
 
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PROFESSIONAL TRAINING 
Dakar 2015 Core Professional Training on Humanitarian Law and Policy
This French-speaking course by PHAP will address legal, policy, and practical challenges encountered in humanitarian operations in situations of armed conflict. Designed for experienced NGO and UN staff, diplomats, and other relevant officials. To be held from 21 to 25 September 2015.
 
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PUBLICATION
Safeguarding the provision of health care: Operational practices and relevant IHL concerning armed groups
This document presents the IHL obligations and concrete measures that armed groups can adopt to respect and protect  the delivery of health care. It results from a consultation process carried out by the ICRC with over 30 armed groups.

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E-LEARNING 
Health care in danger e-learning in French and English
This interactive module, now available in French and in English will make you familiar with the main legal principles governing health-care services in armed conflict and other emergencies, and with the common dilemmas faced by health-care personnel.

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EXPERT CONSULTATION
National legal professionals discuss IHL
The ICRC recently conducted an expert consultation on IHL implementation in national jurisdictions and IHL training needs of judicial actors. Keynote speaker Prof. Bassioni shares his comments in a video interview.

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CASE STUDY
New highlight on How does law protect in war? Online
Does IHL apply to cyber-attacks? What constitutes an attack under IHL? Can the destruction of data be assimilated to the notion of attack? Discover more on this topic through the new case study “Iran, Victim of Cyber-warfare”.  

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