Courses and committees

German Red Cross Humanitarian Law Committee

[Translate to Englisch:] Mitglieder des Fachausschuss sind Vertreter des Deutschen Roten Kreuzes, Ministeriumsangehörige und prominente Völkerrechtler.

As a statutory advisory body, the DRK Technical Committee is also the German Committee for International Humanitarian Law. He deals with current international issues, such as national and international implementation procedures, problem situations in individual conflicts and the work of the International Criminal Court. There will also be an exchange on international humanitarian law with the relevant national committees of other countries. Members of the expert committee are representatives of the German Red Cross, members of the ministry and prominent international lawyers. The expert committee meets two to three times a year.

Further information on the German Red Cross Humanitarian Law Committee

International Red Cross and Red Crescent Conference

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement hosts the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Conference every four years. An essential task of the conference is the pursuit of the implementation and development of international humanitarian law.

The resolutions of the last International Red Cross and Red Crescent Conference can be found on the ICRC website.

egular participants of the conference are:

  • the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
  • the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
  • the National Societies as well
  • the Contracting States of the Geneva Conventions

In addition, other international organizations with observer status may participate.

The 33rd International Red Cross and Red Crescent Conference will take place in December 2019 in Geneva. More information about the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Conference can be found on the website of the Standing Committee.

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