A Discussion on International Humanitarian LawIPSweb
A seminar on “A Discussion on International Humanitarian Law” was organized in collaboration with International Committee of the Red Cross on August 26, 2008. The day long seminar was aimed at highlighting the role of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) in the current turbulent phase of history when the humanity faces scores of conflicts in various parts of the world.
Activity: Public SeminarSpeakers: Marco Succi, spokesperson of ICRC; Dr. Syed Anwar, Advocate; Salah-ud-Din, Project Manager, ICRC, Islamabad; Sitara Jabeen, Communication Officer, ICRC, Islamaba; Prof. Khurshid Ahmad, Chairman IPS;Chair: Akram Zaki, former General Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Mr. Zaki regretted that the international community lacked an effective mechanism to ensure that member nations complied with IHL and to check and penalize any transgression or violation of it.