Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 3:00p -
02144, Massachusetts 02155
Classes, History, Lectures & Conferences, Social Good, Virtual & Streaming
Designed to reduce suffering, International humanitarian law (IHL) is the set of rules that govern armed conflict. More important than ever, studies indicate people do not understand IHL or its importance in armed conflicts. Please join us, the American Red Cross of Massachusetts, for this basic IHL course on International Humanitarian Law.
Topics will include:
1. The history the American Red Cross and IHL
2. Four Fundamental principles of International Humanitarian Law — Military Necessity, Proportionality, Distinction, and Limiting Unnecessary Suffering
3. Who and what is protected by IHL
4. How to apply these principles to understand the rules governing conflicts around the world
This live workshop will be offered on Zoom.
You may register here: https://even-war-has-rules.eventbrite.com
We are also offering an intermediate level lecture on International Humanitarian Law February 6th at 10 am.