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  • Humanity in War: An International Humanitarian Law Workshop 

  • When

    Saturday, March 30, 2019
    9:00 am to 4:30 pm

    Where

    Walter F. Mondale Hall Room 50

    University of Minnesota Law School
    229 19th Ave South
    Minneapolis, MN 55455

The Human Rights Center and the American Red Cross will host “Humanity in War: An International Humanitarian Law Workshop” on March 30, 2019. 

This course is designed to train field and headquarters personnel of the Red Cross to recognize and understand situations where international humanitarian law might be applicable. Join us for this one-day workshop and learn from the experts.

This workshop is suggested especially for law students and attorneys, graduate students, and professionals in international relations, and journalists.  

8:45 – 9:00 AM

Check-in

9:00 – 9:15 AM

Introduction

9:15 – 9:40 AM

Module 1: Introduction to International Humanitarian Law and the Red Cross Global Network

9:40 – 11:00 AM

Module 2: History of IHL, the Geneva Conventions, and Conflict Classification:

11:00 – 11:15 AM

Break

11:15 – 12:15 PM

Module 3 – Part 1: Status of Persons

12:30  – 1:30 PM

Lunch

12:30 – 1:30 PM

Optional Lunch Lecture: Prof. Fionnuala Ni Aolain and Prof. Oren Gross: Contemporary IHL Challenges

1:45 – 2:15 PM

Module 3 cont. Status of Objects: Direct Participation in Hostilities

2:15 – 3:15 PM

Module 4: The Four Fundamental Principles of IHL, Means and Methods of Warfare, and Precautions by the Parties to the Conflict

3:15 – 3:30 PM

Break

3:30 – 4:20 PM

Module 5: Special Protection of Persons and Objects, and Consequences of Violating IHL

4:20 – 4:30 PM

Module 6: Wrap Up

Sponsored By

The University of Minnesota Law School’s Human Rights Center and the American Red Cross

Cost

$50 for CLE registrants; $25 suggested donation; Free for students & low-income

CLE Credits

6.5 CLE credits have been requested; Event Code #269366

Reception

Breakfast and lunch will be provided. 

Parking Information

Contact Information

Sarah Thune
(612) 626-0041

Contact Information

University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-5000

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