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New approaches to preventing IHL violations

07-05-2014 Event

From virtual training tools to IHL in schools, join us for this timely panel discussion exploring the roots of behaviour in war and innovations in the promotion of international humanitarian law.

Event Info

Where: Geneva

When: 29.05.2014, 18:00 - 19:30

Our panel of international and local experts will lead a discussion focused on new approaches to understanding behaviours in armed conflict and the cutting-edge training methods aimed at preventing violations of IHL.

Speakers include the head of ICRC’s Virtual Training Tools project, Christian Rouffaer, who will discuss new ways of engaging armed forces on IHL dialogue by harnessing virtual reality systems.


Leonard Blazeby, head of the ICRC's Australia Mission, will moderate a discussion with:

Vincent Bernard, Head of Integration and Promotion of the Law Forum, ICRC

Christian Rouffaer, Head of Virtual Training Tools Project, ICRC

Dale Stephens, Associate Professor, University of Adelaide

Lieutenant Colonel Darleen Young, Australian Defence College

The panel commences at 6pm Thursday 29 May at the Horace Lamb Lecture Theatre, North Terrace, University of Adelaide.

Registration is required for this free event. To book visit