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Human Rights in Armed Conflict

 

I. NEED TO KNOW

 

Powerpoint-Presentation (ppt-File, 184 KB)

 

II. GOOD TO KNOW

 

a. PPP

 

b. Linklist on Human Rights in Armed Conflict (pdf-File, 44 KB)

 

c. Documents

- ICRC ANNUAL REPORT 2005 - Main Figures and Indicators, as of June 2006

 

- UN SECRETARY-GENERAL REPORT on sexual exploitation and sexual abuse, including policy development, implementation and full justification of proposed capacity on personnel conduct issues, A/60/862  (pdf-File, 102 KB)

 

- UN Department of Peacekeeping Operation: Gender Statistics as of October 2006

 

III. SELECTED ACTIVITIES

 

ACTIVITY 1: Raising Awareness of mines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) (pdf-File, 60 KB)

 

ACTIVITY 2: Ethics of Humanitarian Action (pdf-File, 62KB)

 

IV. CHRONOLOGY

- GENEVA CONVENTION I RELATIVE TO THE AMELIORATION OF THE CONDITION OF THE WOUNDED AND THE SICK IN ARMED FORCES IN THE FIELD of 1949

 

- GENEVA CONVENTION II RELATIVE TO THE AMELIORATION OF THE CONDITION OF WOUNDED, SICK AND SHIPWRECKED MEMBERS OF ARMED FORCES AT SEA of 1949

 

- GENEVA CONVENTION III RELATIVE TO THE TREATMENT OF PRISONERS OF WAR of 1949

 

- GENEVA CONVENTION IV RELATIVE TO THE PROTECTION OF CIVILIAN PERSONS IN TIME OF WAR of 1949

 

- THE HAGUE CONVENTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF CULTURAL PROPERTY IN THE EVENT OF ARMED CONFLICT of 1954

 

- CONVENTION ON THE PROHIBITION OF THE DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION AND STOCKPILING OF BACTERIOLOGICAL (BIOLOGICAL) AND TOXIN WEAPONS AND ON THEIR DESTRUCTION of 1972

 

- ADDITIONAL PROTOCOL I TO THE GENEVA CONVENTIONS OF 1949 ON THE PROTECTION OF VICTIMS OF INTERNATIONAL ARMED CONFLICT of 1977

 

- ADDITIONAL PROTOCOL II TO THE GENEVA CONVENTIONS OF 1949 ON THE PROTECTION OF VICTIMS OF NON-INTERNATIONAL ARMED CONFLICT of 1977

 

- CONVENTION ON PROHIBITIONS OR RESTRICTIONS ON THE USE OF CERTAIN CONVENTIONAL WEAPONS WHICH MAY BE DEEMED TO BE EXCESSIVELY INJURIOUS OR TO HAVE INDISCRIMINATE EFFECTS of 1980, WHICH INCLUDE

     - PROTOCOL I ON NON-DETECTABLE FRAGMENTS

     - PROTOCOL II ON PROHIBITIONS OR RESTRICTIONS ON THE USE OF MINES, BOOBY TRAPS AND OTHER DEVICES

     - PROTOCOL III ON PROHIBITIONS OR RESTRICTIONS ON THE USE OF INCENDIARY WEAPONS

     - PROTOCOL IV ON BLINDING LASER WEAPONS

     - PROTOCOL V ON EXPLOSIVE REMNANTS OF WAR

 

- CONVENTION ON THE PROHIBITION OF THE DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION, STOCKPILING AND USE OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS AND THEIR DESTRUCTION of 1993

 

- CONVENTION ON THE PROHIBITION OF THE USE, STOCKPILING, PRODUCTION AND TRANSFER OF ANTI-PERSONNEL MINES AND ON THEIR DESTRUCTION of 1997

 

- ROME STATUTE OF THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT of 1998

 

- 2nd PROTOCOL TO THE 1954 CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY of 1999

 

- ADDITIONAL PROTOCOL III TO THE GENEVA CONVENTIONS OF 1949 RELATING TO THE ADOPTION OF AN ADDITIONAL DISTINCTIVE EMBLEM of 2005