A Buddhist Perspective on the Treatment of Prisoners of War

A Buddhist Perspective on the Treatment of Prisoners of War

This year the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) launched an updated Commentary on the Third Geneva Convention which regulates the treatment of prisoners of war.

Asia Regional Conference on Humanitarian Negotiation and Access

Asia Regional Conference on Humanitarian Negotiation and Access

From 8 to 9 March 2018, over 120 participants from 18 countries gathered in Jakarta, Indonesia for the Regional Conference on Humanitarian Action and Negotiation in Asia.

Visual Impressions from the Buddhism and IHL Conference

Visual Impressions from the Buddhism and IHL Conference

Visual Impressions from the first global conference on “Reducing Suffering During Armed Conflict: The Interface Between Buddhism and International Humanitarian Law (IHL)” held 2019 in Dambulla, Sri Lanka

Islamabad: Two-Day Round-Table Promotes Discourse on Islam and Humanitarian Principles

Islamabad: Two-Day Round-Table Promotes Discourse on Islam and Humanitarian Principles

In a first of its type, 40 Islamic scholars, academicians, legal experts, medical and humanitarian practitioners got together in a two-day round table to deliberate upon Islam and humanitarian principles.

Refreshing Humanitarian Action Conference

Refreshing Humanitarian Action Conference

Humanitarian aid is no longer dominated by Western donors and international aid agencies. Dealing with disasters, bringing relief to war zones, etc. all involve local, national and regional bodies.