“On the Brink”: The Geneva Conventions at 75

“On the Brink”: The Geneva Conventions at 75

| Mar 27, 2024

“On the Brink”: The Geneva Conventions at 75 Editor’s note: The views expressed in this post are those of the author and not necessarily those of the ICRC, HLS PILAC, or other workshop participants. From March 12-13, 2024, Harvard Law School’s Program on International...
The Geneva Conventions at 75: Exploring Changing Contexts, Implementation, and Enduring Relevance

The Geneva Conventions at 75: Exploring Changing Contexts, Implementation, and Enduring Relevance

| Feb 21, 2024

With over 196 States parties, the four Geneva Conventions of 1949 represent some of the most — and perhaps the most — widely subscribed-to treaties in history. In signing the instruments on August 12th, 1949, the Plenipotentiaries of the Governments represented at the...
Workshop on Legal Roles and Responsibilities Concerning Large-Scale Combat Operations

Workshop on Legal Roles and Responsibilities Concerning Large-Scale Combat Operations

| Mar 22, 2023

Large-scale combat operations (LSCOs) involve widespread, devastating violence, usually on a vast scale, creating significant, competing demands on increasingly strained state resources. LSCOs impact significantly on civilian populations, armed forces, humanitarian...