International Humanitarian Law

The International Law Section deals with matters related to international humanitarian law and the interpretation and application of the Geneva Conventions and Protocols (First Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field (1949), Second Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked Members of Armed Forces at Sea (1949), Third Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War. Geneva (1949), Fourth Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War (1949), Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions, and relating to the Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts (Protocol I) (1977), Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions, and relating to the Protection of Victims of Non-International Armed Conflicts (Protocol II) (1977), Protocol additional to the Geneva Conventions, and relating to the Adoption of an Additional Distinctive Emblem (Protocol III) (2005)).

Moreover, the Section represents the Law Office in the National Committee on International Humanitarian Law, that was established under a decision of the Council of Ministers in 2020.

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