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Introduction to International Humanitarian Law
Upcoming International Humanitarian Law Trainings
All trainings are hosted at our National Headquarters in Washington, D.C. Use the links below to register.
Professional Training Courses
A free, one day course to train policy professionals, government officials, academics, and the general public on the fundamental principles of international humanitarian law.
Through a hands-on approach, using group activities, class discussion and compelling multimedia, this course prepares participants to recognize key concepts in international humanitarian law, including:
The Types of Armed Conflict
The Geneva Conventions and Additional Protocols
Fundamental Principles and Protections for Persons and Objects
Distinction Between Combatants and Civilians
Civilian Direct Participation in Hostilities
Role of the Red Cross and Other Humanitarian Organizations in Armed Conflict
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Youth Action Campaign
The Youth Action Campaign empowers young people, ages 13-24, to learn about International Humanitarian Law. Youth teams participate in a one-day training, during which they learn how to to promote awareness around IHL.