Today armed conflicts are ongoing around the world. At times it may seem that there are no rules in war. Fortunately, there are rules in war, and they can make a difference. Even War Has Rules is a dynamic discussion of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and how it governs armed conflict. It will address topics such as:
The sources of law and rules that apply to armed conflicts
The fundamental principles of IHL that guide the development of these rules
How IHL protects people and places during armed conflicts.
By the end of this one-hour class, participants will achieve a general understanding of IHL and will be better able to evaluate the actions of parties to armed conflicts.