International Humanitarian Law Workshop for Professionals



Friday, April 8, 2016

9 AM - 5 PM | Registration check-in 8:30-9 AM
Washington Univeristy School of Law | Anheuser-Busch Hall, Room 320 

5.8 Hours of CLE credits  

The Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute is pleased to partner with the American Red Cross Humanitarian Law Unit to offer this full-day workshop on International Humanitarian Law.  Through a hands-on approach, utilizing group activities, class discussion and compelling multimedia, this course prepares participants to recognize key concepts in international humanitarian law, including: 

  • Types of armed conflict 
  • The Geneva Conventions and Additional Protocols 
  • Fundamental Principles and Protections for Persons and Objects 
  • Distinction between combatants and civilians 
  • Civilian direct participation in hostilities 
  • Role of the Red Cross and other humanitarian organizations in armed conflict 

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Registration deadline: April 1, 2016 (Registration is now closed)

 Registration fee*: $75 regular | $50 Alumni | $25 students 

*Workshop registration fee includes Red Cross IHL manual and certificate, meals (breakfast and lunch), parking, and CLE credit.
As space is limited, early registration is strongly recommended.  


Out-of-town participants: for information on accommodations in the nearby area, please contact Bethel Mandefro as soon as possible.

Organized by the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute at Washington University School of Law in conjunction with the American Red Cross Humanitarian Law Unit and the local chapter of American Red Cross Eastern Missouri.  

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