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ICRC in the Philippines – Delegation newsletter, June 2010

30-06-2010 Field Newsletter

Part of the ICRC’s mandate is to help protect people affected by armed conflict and other situations of violence. In the Philippines the organization strives to achieve this by promoting awareness of and respect for international humanitarian law (IHL) through its interactions with the media, academic circles, the military, police organizations and other bearers of weapons. An overview of ICRC activities in the Philippines in June 2010.

Content

  • Enhancing protection through education
  • The IHL Crimes Act
  • Philippine team makes impressive showing at Hong Kong moot court competition
  • Changing lives in Antipolo City Jail
  • Vulnerable families in Mindanao hope for better future
  • ICRC in Thailand speaks on unrest in Bangkok
  • ICRC holds first media training on IHL and reporting of conflict in Visayas

Photos

Philippines, Manila, City jail. ICRC delegates talking with an inmate. 

Philippines, Manila, City jail. ICRC delegates talking with an inmate.
© ICRC / D. Revol / v-p-ph-e-00513