Exploring Humanitarian Law, Cincinnati


The Exploring Humanitarian Law workshop gives educators the tools to introduce their students to the principles of respect for life and human dignity during armed conflict.

Exploring Humanitarian Law (EHL) is an adaptable toolkit from the American Red Cross that gives teachers easy-to-use primary source materials to help students understand the rules governing war and their impact on human life and dignity.

The materials are built on historical and contemporary situations. Designed to fit seamlessly into a wide variety of courses, including social studies, history, law, literature, civics and gifted programs.

Topics include: The Humanitarian Perspective, Limits in Armed Conflict, The Law in Action, Ensuring Justice and Responding to the Consequences of War.

  • EHL lessons and resources have been correlated to state standards for Social Studies, English Language Arts, and the Common Core
  • Curriculum designed for use with middle and high school- age students
  • Workshop will include time for integration and adaptation into existing curricula
  • Continuing Education credits available through IACET (Professional Development Credits for CPS)
  • Participants will receive the complete EHL curriculum tool kit.

    Pre-registration required.

    For more information contact: Dyah Miller, dyah.miller@redcross.org or call 513-579-3023.

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