In a world where warfare and civil strife are a daily reality for millions, International Humanitarian Law (IHL) provides a framework for protection for civilians and combatants alike. The conduct for warfare as embodied by IHL is laid out in the Geneva Conventions of 1949. The American Red Cross has a unique mandate to educate the American public about the guiding principles and framework of IHL as they apply to the protection of members of the armed forces, including prisoners of war and civilians.
This class will be held on Saturday, April 20th in the Macsherry Parish Center at Trinity Episcopal Church, Watertown, N.Y. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The class is free, however, pre-registration is required. To register, please call 315-782-4410.