Friday, 17 February 2012

1-2 March 2012 - 17th International Humanitarian Conference

The International Relations Department at Webster University campus in Geneva’s will hold the17th annual International Humanitarian Conference on March 1 and 2 at Geneva’s International Conference Centre.
This year’s theme, “Refugees and Armed Conflicts,” addresses one of the most challenging issues faced in humanitarian work. 
Since 1995, the conference has taken place in cooperation with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the International Committee of the Red Cross, and under the auspices of the Canton of Geneva. The annual conference is organized by a committee of international relations students.

Official Poster of the Conference 
The 2012 conference is being organized around five themes 
  •   Legal instruments and the protection of victims of war;
  •   Displaced persons, and refugees;
  •   The evolution of armed conflicts and the challenge of protection; 
  •   The responsibility to protect — theory and practice; 
  •   The practice of the protection of refugees and victims of war; 
   The debate will be also coping with displacement and forced migration on the international and national levels.