Detention in non-international armed conflict: Consultations with government experts, 2012-2013

31 December 2013

In 2012-2013, the ICRC held four regional consultations with government experts from across Africa, Europe, the Americas, the Caribbean, the Asia Pacific and Middle East. In total, the consultations included 170 government experts from 93 States. States have broadly agreed with the ICRC's reading of the humanitarian and legal challenges associated with detention in relation to NIAC, as well as with the need for further work to address these challenges.


South Africa, November 2012

Costa Rica, November 2012

Switzerland, December 2012

Malaysia, April 2013

Synthesis report