Seminar on the Geneva Conventions

The Work on the New ICRC’s Commentaries on the Geneva Conventions (1949) and the Additional Protocols (1977).

21.09.2017 | Michael Schrøder

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Tid 15:00 18:00
Sted Department of Law, Bartholins Allé 16, 8000 Aarhus C, building 1410, room 247

The Department of Law, Aarhus University, will host an afternoon seminar on the development of the Geneva Conventions, where Dr. Eve La Haye, Legal Adviser, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), will give a presentation of the ICRC’s project on the new commentaries on the Geneva treaties, and current issues on the Law of Armed Conflict (LOAC), also termed International Humanitarian Law (IHL), will be discussed.

There will be special focus on the law applicable in Non International Armed Conflicts and the so-called Common Article 3 of the Geneva Conventions.

The seminar is jointly organised by the Department of Law and the Danish Red Cross. It forms part of the master course ‘The Law of Armed Conflict and Military Operations’ at the Department of Law.

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For registration please contact:

Gitte Schneider,,

no later than 27 September 2017.