Download, read and distribute these resources:
- International Humanitarian Law Fact Sheet (PDF, 199KB)
- Summary of the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and Their Additional Protocols (PDF, 239KB)
- Development of International Humanitarian Law (PDF, 289KB)
- International Humanitarian Law and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (PDF, 170KB)
- International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (PDF, 227KB)
- Child Soldiers (PDF, 152KB)
- Landmines (PDF, 147KB)
- Prosecution of Violations of IHL (PDF, 129KB)
- International Criminal Court (ICC) (PDF, 338KB)
- Exploring Humanitarian Law Fact Sheet (PDF, 193KB)
- Exploring Humanitarian Law Brochure (PDF, 2MB)
- Exploring Humanitarian Law Website
- The Exploring Humanitarian Law (EHL) program is a free, online flexible toolkit of resources that can be integrated into existing courses.
- Consult the IHL Guide – A legal manual for EHL teachers.
- Review the Sample Course Syllabus (.PDF or .DOC)
- For a more complete list of resources, refer to the Jean Pictet Competition website.
- Refer to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) website for additional IHL resources on War and IHL.
Give students the skills to understand how conflict intersects with the rights and protections of people—at home and abroad. The American Red Cross Exploring Humanitarian Law curriculum is a flexible toolkit that gives teachers easy-to-use materials to unravel complex global issues. It helps students understand the Geneva Conventions, rules governing war and their impact on human life and dignity.
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