Courses by the ICRC

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The International Committee of the Red Cross organises different courses. The ICRC’s annual Summer courses on international humanitarian law provide a comprehensive introduction to the subject through a combination of lectures and case studies.

1) Annual Summer courses on international humanitarian law

Warsaw, Poland, 2 – 12 July 2007; Modane, France, 3 – 12 September 2007: The ICRC’s annual Summer courses on international humanitarian law provide a comprehensive introduction to the subject through a combination of lectures and case studies.

2) Advanced Training on International Humanitarian Law

Cambridge, Massachussets, USA: 16-20 July 2007; Brussels, Belgium: 10-14 September 2007: The ICRC and the Harvard Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research will be hosting an advanced training course on international humanitarian law (IHL) for mid-career professionals concerned with the role of IHL in the work of governments, international organisations and humanitarian non-governmental organisations operating in conflict zones.

3) ICRC and Swiss Army to host military course on law of armed conflict

Geneva, 6-17 August 2007: Senior officers from 60 countries around the world have been invited to a two-week workshop which seeks to strengthen efforts to integrate the law of armed conflict into military doctrine and operating procedures.

4) Master in Advanced Studies (MAS) in International Humanitarian Law

Geneva, October 2006 – June 2007: The UCIHL offers to law graduates, a postgraduate degree for those wishing to specialise in the branches of international law that relate to armed conflict situations and states of emergency. This annual course combines high level academic teaching with a professionally-oriented approach. The programme is full time, and can be followed either in English or French over a period of 2 semesters.

(full text), or call for further information Claudia McGoldrick, ICRC Geneva,

tel. +41 22 730 2063 or +41 79 217 3216

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