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Regional delegation for Central Asia - update 2001

26-11-2001

The ICRC has been in Central Asia since 1992. Its main aim is the promotion of international humanitarian law (IHL), a law designed to limit the suffering of people caused by armed conflicts. Below are six updates describing ICRC activities in Central Asia in 2001, full text in PDF format only :

1. The Regional Delegation for Central Asia (90 kb) :

  • Teaches young people to respect human dignity

  • Promotes the teaching of IHL in universities

  • Promotes the knowledge and application of IHL by armed and security forces at various levels

  • Provides legal expertise in the implementation of national legislation to meet IHL requirements

   
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2. Implementing International Humanitarian Law : from law to action (72 kb) :

  • What is implementation of international humanitarian law ?

  • Who is responsible for implementation of international humanitarian law ?

  • What needs to be done to implement international humanitarian law ?

   
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3. Promoting international humanitarian law in the higher educational institutions of Central Asia (63 kb):

  • Training scholars on IHL

  • Supporting IHL publications and research

  • Including IHL in the standard programme of universities

   
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4. Teaching the law of armed conflict to the arms carriers in Central Asia (135 kb):

  • What is the law of armed conflict ?

  • The role of the ICRC

  • Professional training

  • Rules for combatants

   
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5. The ICRC and the International Red Cross and the Red Cross Movement (138 kb)

 

 
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6. Teaching young people to respect human dignity (79kb)

 

 
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