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ICRC Law and Policy
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11 August 2016
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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.

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After the atomic bomb
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.

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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.

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Why educating students on humanitarian norms and values matters
In Georgia and beyond, IHL student competitions play an important role in creating an environment conducive to the respect for life and dignity, argue Etienne Kuster and George Dvaladze.

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The ICRC's IHL dissemination activities: an overview
This document provides an overview of all IHL training activities targeting academics, legal and humanitarian professionals. Find the course most suited to your needs and get in touch with us!

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PUBLIC EVENT
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.

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Drawing the line between armed groups under IHL
With today's conflicts marked by the proliferation and fragmentation of armed groups, we need to better understand how to delineate armed groups and splinter factions under IHL, argues Ellen Nohle.

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