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Helen Durham Sep 21
What measures are States taking/could they be taking to ensure respect for ? Tomorrow (8am CEST, 4pm AEST) will mark the virtual launch of Ensuring Respect for International Humanitarian Law, edited by Eve Massingham & Annabel McConnachie. Register >
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Red Cross IHL Sep 17
It's not too late to register for the virtual launch of our guide for doing responsible business in armed conflict developed in partnership with . Join our panel of experts on 24 September. Register
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Cyprus MFA Sep 16
Newly established National Committee on met for 1st time today. Its establishment reaffirms our strong commitment to a rules-based international order with full respect for . It enhances our agenda & diplomacy.
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SwitzerlandUN Sep 17
Climate and security on the agenda of the Security Council. 🇨🇭calls for respect of the to protect the environment in armed conflicts. The devastating effects of environmental degradation and climate change on humanitarian needs requires stronger joint action.
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Swiss Security Policy 19h
Rich discussions in expert group on - delayed by the pandemic and in hybrid format. 🇨🇭 stresses that human control is required for -conformity and calls for ➕work to determine the quality and extent of human control over .
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ICRC Library Sep 17
The Montreux Document, an agreement on the practice of private military and security companies in war zones, was signed in 2008. A look at the scholarship on the issue in our collections:
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CanRedCrossATL Sep 15
Join us Sept 25 for our annual International Humanitarian Conference with ! Theme 2020 – Armed Conflict & the Environment. Cost: FREE Date: Fri, Sept 25, 1pm-4pm AST Location: Online via Zoom Info:
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Janez Lenarčič Sep 15
‼️The strongly condemns the recent attack on the humanitarian aid workers in Northern . Humanitarian workers are , international humanitarian law must be observed by all. My thoughts are with the victims and their families.
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Italy UN Geneva 2h
The work on continues today in the framework of the , exploring potential challenges for . Four elements are particularly important for Italy 🇮🇹
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Irish Red Cross Sep 17
In Bangladesh, bricks were thrown at the house of a doctor after he tested positive for COVID-19 in a bid to force him and his family from the area. Health care workers are . Click:
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Australia Campaign to Stop Killer Robots 1h
says for intro of new weapons, should be enshrined throughout "rules of engagement, targeting directives and standard operating" in milt. doctrines. What about human control? Many delegations have said this is crucial to ensure IHL compliance in autonomous weapons
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Belgium UN New York Sep 15
is deeply alarmed by the recent Group of Eminent Experts on Yemen report about widespread violations of & 👉 We urge all parties to fulfill their obligations under & to ensure the Protection of Civilians
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Irish Red Cross Sep 17
Rosemary Kadi Giryang works with the since 2013 at a military hospital. She received the Florence Nightingale Medal, for exceptional courage and devotion to victims of conflict & war. Click:
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Shushan Stepanyan Sep 17
stated that the obstruction of the authorities to permit the visit of representatives of the Office of the in to visit G. Alaverdyan is a gross violation of internationally stipulated rights, particularly the commitments assumed by within the scope of
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Reto Wollenmann 16h
whose effects cannot be limited or cannot be used in accordance with would be unlawful. But there are grey zones. should set clear limits for by determining and the respective operational constraints.
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Reaching Critical Will 3h
We are back for the second day at on with . Since yesterday afternoon states have dived into substantial discussions. First up this morning is a discussion of challenges of the development & use of to .
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Polina Levina 4h
Getting right is crucial in adjudicating , so judges sought the views of amici curiae on what constitutes an “attack” and how law protects cultural property & hospitals in NIAC for the case. Here’s our submission:
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ICArakan Sep 14
clashes have killed at least 215 civilians since pandemic began, says monitoring group
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Irish Red Cross Sep 16
In Afghanistan, the main COVID-19 isolation centre closed for a half-day due to a physical altercation between relatives of a patient who died and health personnel. Healthcare is . Click:
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The Justice Campaign Sep 19
Bosnia officials arrest 9 for crimes during 1992 war
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