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List of workshops held at the 28th International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent

08-12-2003

28th International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, Geneva, 2 to 6 December 2003

 

Wednesday 3 December 2003 (17:00 – 18:30) 
 
  •  Workshop 1: “International humanitarian law and the challenges of contemporary armed conflicts”  

    

 Organizers: Government   of   Switzerland, International Committee of the Red Cross

 Languages of the workshop: French, English, Spanish, Arabic

    

 Room: WIPO Building

  •  Workshop 2: “Children and armed conflict: protecting and rebuilding young lives”  

    

 Organizers: The Human Security Network: Austria, Canada, Chile, Greece, Ireland, Jordan, Mali, the Netherlands, Norway, Slovenia, South Africa

(observer), Switzerland, Thailand in cooperation with the Canadian Red Cross

    

 Languages of the workshop: French, English Spanish

    

 Room: Varembé Center, Room C

    

  •  Workshop 3: “National Societies in Civil-Military Cooperation – Questions, Challenges, Opportunities and Prospects”  

    

 Organizers: Danish Red Cross, German Red Cross, The Netherlands Red Cross, Governments of Germany and Denmark, Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV), Bochum, Germany

    

 Languages of the workshop: French, English

    

 Room:  Varembé Center, Room B

    

  •  Workshop 4: “Biotechnology, weapons and humanity”  

    

 Organizer: Canadian Red Cross

    

 Co-organizers: Government of Canada, Norwegian Red Cross, Norwegian Government

    

 Languages of the workshop: French, English, Spanish

    

 Room: Varembé Center, Room A

 
Thursday 4 December 2003 (17:00 – 18h30) 
 
  •  Workshop 5: “Small Arms and Human Security: Humanitarian Impacts and Options for Action”  

    

 Organizers: The Human Security Network: Austria, Canada, Chile, Greece, Ireland, Jordan, Mali, the Netherlands, Norway, Slovenia, South Africa (observer), Switzerland, Thailand and the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue

    

 Languages of the workshop: French, English, Spanish, Arabic

    

 Room: Varembé Center, Room C

  •  Workshop 6: “Health and HIV/AIDS - Prevention, care and treatment, stigma and discrimination – four years of action against HIV/AIDS by the Red Cross and Red Crescent”  

    

 Organizers: Swedish Red Cross, Ethiopian Red Cross, Kenya Red Cross, French Red Cross, Italian Red Cross, Spanish Red Cross

    

 Languages of the workshop: French, English, Spanish, Arabic

    

 Room: Varembé Center, Room B

  •  Workshop 7: “Domestic implementation of the Statute of the International Criminal Court”  

    

 Organizer: Government of The Netherlands

    

 Languages of the workshop : French, English, Spanish

    

 Room: WIPO Building

  •  Workshop 8: “The role of Red Cross & Red Crescent National Societies in disaster risk reduction and the relevant links with governments and other key actors”  

    

 Organizers: Nepal Red Cross, Uzbekistan Red Crescent, International Federation, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), ProVention, International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR)

    

 Languages of the workshop : French, English, Spanish

    

 Room : Varembé Center, Room A

 
Friday 5 December 2003 (17:00 – 18:30) 
 
  •  Workshop 9: “Civil society participation in international public-private health partnerships. Challenges and lessons learnt”  

    

 Organizers: Sierra Leone Red Cross, American Red Cross, Danish Red Cross, International Federation

    

 Languages of the workshop: French, English, Spanish

    

 Room: Varembé Center, Room B

  •  Workshop 10: “Where disasters meet: similarities and distinct factors involved in NS preparedness to respond in contexts affected by both conflict and "natural" disasters”  

    

 Organizers: Government of the United Kingdom (DFID), British Red Cross, Uganda Red Cross Society

    

 Co-organizer: Government of Uganda

    

 Languages of the workshop: French, English, Spanish, Arabic

    

 Room: Varembé Center, Room A

  •  Workshop 11: “Operational Challenges in carrying out humanitarian activities in a changing environment”  

    

 Organizers: International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, International Committee of the Red Cross

    

 Languages of the workshop : French, English, Spanish, Arabic

    

 Room : WIPO Building