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We strive for a just and equal world in which international law protects everyone.

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Understanding IHL

An introduction and overview of the key concepts of international humanitarian law. For students, researchers and the NGO community.

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We are an independent expert group that provides rapid and in-depth legal advice, training and advocacy on international humanitarian law to ensure the protection of people in conflict zones worldwide.

IHL Help Desk

Are you a professional struggling to find out what your rights and obligations are under international humanitarian law? We provide targeted advice on legal and policy questions to the humanitarian community.