3rd advanced ihl
Advanced IHL course is an intensive three-day program to provide an opportunity for experienced humanitarian practitioners, policymakers, and others operating in or dealing with conflict settings to deepen their understanding of international humanitarian law (IHL) and other legal frameworks applicable in times of war, and to explore related policy and operational challenges. The course covers the sources and development of IHL, key distinctions between international and non-international armed conflicts, the applicability of international human rights law in armed conflict, the obligations of State and non-State actors, implementation and enforcement of IHL, and the role of humanitarian
actors in situations of armed conflict.
To raise the level of expertise and awareness of IHL amongst the region’s military lawyers, operators and civilians. To learn how IHL is implemented, what happens when violations occur, and what the ICRC’s role is in promoting respect for this body of law.
At the end of the course, participants will have a general idea of the origins of LOAC, various LOAC treaties and their contents and the main principles. They will also learn when and how IHL applies, the legal distinctions between international and non-international armed conflicts, the principles governing the means and methods of warfare, laws around protection of the civilian population, how IHL is implemented and more