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Published by Henry Dunant Institute, M. Nijhoff Publishers, Sold and distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Geneva, Dordrecht, Boston, Norwell, MA, U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War victims -- Legal status, laws, etc.

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    ContributionsInstitut Henry-Dunant., Unesco.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX5136 .D5613 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 328 p. ;
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2048628M
    LC Control Number88025927

    The book, which was originally published in , also discusses the history and organisational structure of human rights and humanitarian law enforcement mechanisms. A chapter is devoted a chapter to the issues surrounding the incorporation of international law into U.S. law, including principles of constitutional and statutory interpretation. The Yearbook will primarily address the international law dimension of relevant topics, alongside important regional and national dimensions relevant for the further development of legal and policy initiatives. Papers related to the section ‘International Disaster Law in Practice’ are made available as open-access sources.


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International Dimensions of Humanitarian Law by UNESCO,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Nature of international humanitarian law and its place in international law --The development of international humanitarian law --The law of armed conflicts --Application of international law.

Other Titles: Dimensions internationales du droit humanitaire. More information: French equivalent /. XIV. Non-International Armed Conflicts-- G.

Abi-Saab. Internal Disturbances and Tensions-- A. Eide. Part IV:Application of International Humanitarian Law. XVI. Application of International Humanitarian Law-- Y. Sandoz. XVII. Liability in Case of Violations of International Humanitarian Law-- I.P.

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International Dimensions of Humanitarian Law Author: UNESCO Commissioned by UNESCO from the Henry Dunant Institute, this volume of essays lays the foundation for an international programme for the teaching of international humanitarian law within the framework of UNESCO's plan for the development of the teaching of human rights.

GENEVA LAW • Rules of International Law relating to the Protection of persons placed hors de combat or not taking part in the hostilities (e.g. wounded, prisoners of war, civilians) HAGUE LAW • Rules relating to the actual conduct of armed hostilities (e.g.

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