International humanitarian law (IHL) course for humanitarian practitioners
The ICRC and CERAH are offering an immersive IHL course tailored for the needs of humanitarian practitioners and non-lawyers, taking place from 6-11 November 2016 in Geneva. Application deadline: 4 September 2016.
71 years after the atomic bombings fell on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Humanitarian Law & Policy publishes a series of posts telling the stories of survivors and documenting international efforts to ban nuclear weapons.
Don’t leave Iraq’s displaced out of the equation
Humanitarian concerns in Iraq – particularly those of an estimated 3.3 million people who are internally displaced – are being overshadowed by military, security and stabilization objectives. Robert Mardini and Katharina Ritz report.
Clarifying the fate of missing persons
On 30 August, the ICRC will host a panel discussion in Geneva to commemorate the International Day of the Disappeared 2016 and discuss challenges in IHL & international human rights law regarding missing persons.