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The ICRC and the Geneva Conventions

60th Anniversary of the Geneva Conventions Joint Lecture and Seminar Series

Date: 7th September 2009

Time: Not specified

Venue: Not available

Event Details

This lecture is the first in a series of lectures and seminars to celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of the adoption of the four Geneva Conventions of 1949. Since that date, these treaties have provided invaluable protection and assistance to victims of armed conflicts world-wide; they are also commonly considered to be the cornerstone of modern international humanitarian law. Dr Bugnion will discuss the important role of the International Committee of the Red Cross in the adoption of the Geneva Conventions and the continued involvement of that organization in promoting and strengthening principles of humanitarian law.

1.5 CPD hours may be claimed by both solicitors and barristers through attendance at this event.

Future Series Dates:
5 October 2009- The Geneva Conventions and Israel
13 October 2009 - Operationalizing the Geneva Conventions
2 November 2009 - The Geneva Conventions and the Protection of Vulnerable Groups
25 November 2009- The Future of the Geneva Conventions

A discounted rate is available for those wishing to attend all five events:
Individual Members -£100, Individual Non-Members - £180
Academic Members - £60, Academic Non-Members - £100
Student Members - £40, Student Non-Members - £60

Please email if you would like to attend all series events.

Pricing details for this event only are set out below.

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