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International Humanitarian Law in Subterranean Warfare
Senior Director Randy Bagwell discusses IHL in underground fighting as part of a podcast panel on subterranean warfare with the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) in Tel Aviv, Israel
International Committee of the Red Cross's Intercross Podcast
Upcoming Events & Trainings
Professional Training Course
Humanity in War: An International Humanitarian Primer for Professionals is a comprehensive and engaging introduction to International Humanitarian Law (IHL), and is appropriate for professionals working in the international, humanitarian or legal spheres. CLE credits for attorneys are available for California, New York, and Virginia.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020: Online- Even War Has Rules: An Introduction to International Humanitarian Law
Due to current circumstances regarding Covid-19 and to act in accordance with the recommendations of U.S. government and health officials our schedule of in-person events has changed. We will be updating this page to reflect changes as they occur and highlight upcoming online events and trainings.
Thursday, June 18, 2020: Washington, DC- Humanity in War: An International Humanitarian Law Primer for Professionals
This one-hour course provides an overview of the basics of IHL, the main body of law governing armed conflict. Participants will learn the four fundamental principles of IHL—Military Necessity, Proportionality, Distinction, and Limiting Unnecessary Suffering
Thursday, June 4, 2020: Online-Even War Has Rules: An Introduction to International Humanitarian Law
The Rules of War Blog is managed by the American Red Cross International Humanitarian Law team.
Sr. Director, International Services, U.S. Programs