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International Humanitarian Law in Action: Putting People First

November 12, 2019

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Join us as we explore the role that International Humanitarian Law (IHL) plays in dealing with contemporary challenges to the protection of civilians in the situation of armed conflict. The conference will bring together experts from the field of IHL including academics, practitioners and representatives from the Red Cross / Red Crescent Movement.

With opening address by David Crane, founding prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone.

Date: November 12, 2019
Refreshments & Registration: 08:30
Conference: 09:00 – 17:00

Lunch will be provided


Balsillie School of International Affairs, Room 1-42
67 Erb Street West
Waterloo, ON N2L 6C6 Canada
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(226) 772-3040
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Project Ploughshares
140 Westmount Road North
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G6 Canada
Phone: 519-888-6541 • FAX: 519-888-0018
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Email: plough@ploughshares.ca


Project Ploughshares is the peace research institute of The Canadian Council of Churches.

And they shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and spears into pruning hooks; Nation shall not lift up sword against nation; neither shall they learn war anymore. – Isaiah 2:4

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