Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Go On! "Engaging with Armed Groups"

(Go On! is an occasional item on symposia and other events of interest)

"Engaging with Armed Groups: Legal and Operational Challenges for Humanitarian Actors" is the title of a discussion to be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Friday, March 30, at the Falk Auditorium of the Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., in Washington, D.C. It's cosponsored by Brookings-London School of Economics Project on Internal Displacement and by the International Committee for the Red Cross.
The event also will mark the launch of the new edition of the International Review of the Red Cross, titled "Understanding Armed Groups and the Applicable Law" (left).
Panelists will include: Vincent Bernard, editor-in-chief of the International Review of the Red Cross; Brookings Fellow Vanda Felbab-Brown; and Marco Sassòli, professor and director, Department of International Law and International Organizations, University of Geneva. Senior Fellow Elizabeth Ferris, co-director of the Project on Internal Displacement, will provide introductory remarks and moderate the discussion.
Details here.

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