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“Humanity In The Midst Of War” To Be Offered At the Red Cross

International Services American Red Cross
International humanitarian law provides a framework for protection for civilians and combatants alike.

In a world where warfare and civil strife are a daily reality for millions, international humanitarian law provides a framework for protection for civilians and combatants alike.

Humanity in the Midst of War, a free introductory course, will provide an overview of the body of rules and principles that seek to limit the conduct of war and protect the victims of armed conflict, and the unique role of the Red Cross on behalf of victims of war. Through hands-on activities and thought-provoking discussions participants will explore the powerful and fundamental concept of human dignity in war.

The American Red Cross, Southern Nevada Chapter is pleased to offer Humanity in the Midst of War: Introduction to International Humanitarian Law, on Saturday, January 25, 2014, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The class will take place at the chapter’s office located at 1771 E. Flamingo Road, Suite 206B, Las Vegas, NV (southwest corner of Flamingo and Spencer). Pre-registration is required by calling (702) 791-3311 or emailing caren.bedsworth@redcross.org.