Title International humanitarian law and the challenges of contemporary armed conflicts [electronic resource] : recommitting to protection in armed conflict on the 70th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions / International Committee of the Red Cross.
IHL and the challenges of contemporary armed conflicts
Imprint Geneva, Switzerland : International Committee of the Red Cross, [2019]©2019
Author International Committee of the Red Cross. author. issuing body.
Date 01-01-2019
Physical description 1 online resource (80 pages)
text
online resource
Item WEB (Copy 1) INTRANET 1253266-1001 ONLINE
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Major subject War (International law)
Geneva Conventions
Armed forces
Minor subject Ethics
Overseas item
Notes This is the fifth report on international humanitarian law (IHL) and the challenges of contemporary armed conflicts prepared by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for the International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent.
Includes bibliographical references.
Abstract Provides an overview of some of the major challenges posed by contemporary armed conflicts for International humanitarian law (IHL) with the aim to generate broader reflection on those challenges; and outline current or prospective ICRC action, positions, and areas of interest. Main topics include urbanization of warfare; new technologies of warfare; the needs of civilians in increasingly long conflicts; IHL and non-State armed groups (NSAGs); Terrorism, counterterrorism measures, and IHL; climate, armed conflict, and the natural environment; and enhancing respect for IHL.
LCN 1253266
Item ID 1253266-1001
Database Library Catalogue