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Un‑Civil Wars: 10th Annual International Humanitarian Law Conference at Dalhousie University

Posted by GHO Admin on October 30, 2014 in News

Date: November 14, 2014
Time: 12:30-3:30pm
Location: Top Floor, Dalhousie University Club

All wars challenge our humanity.  International Humanitarian Law (IHL) aims to preserve a measure of humanity amidst conflict, but when the first IHL treaties were adopted, the laws developed largely governed international armed conflicts (wars between two or more states).  The majority of conflicts today are non-international armed conflicts (civil wars).  What laws protect women, children, and detainees in these contexts?  Come explore legal justice in the most challenging contexts on earth with legal and professional experts at our tenth annual IHL Conference.