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'Humanity in the Midst of War'

'Humanity in the Midst of War'
Participants will learn about the Geneva Conventions and explore the powerful and fundamental concept of human dignity in wartime.

The American Red Cross will host “Humanity in the Midst of War,” an International Humanitarian Law class, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the American Red Cross of Central New York, 344 W. Genesee St., Syracuse.

The class is free and parking is available in the visitor lot on Wallace Street.

Through hands-on activities and thought-provoking discussions, participants will learn about the Geneva Conventions and explore the powerful and fundamental concept of human dignity in wartime. The Geneva Conventions comprise four treaties, and three additional protocols, that establish the standards of international law for the humanitarian treatment of individuals during war.

To register, click here (Course name: International Humanitarian Law). Or contact Edith Buffalohead, SAF/International Manager for the American Red Cross Central New York Region, at edith.buffalohead@redcross.org. Registration ends Nov. 4.