Courses, Workshops and Seminars
- January 2014
Course on International Humanitarian Law
Sixth Course on International Humanitarian Law
will take place on January 30, 2014 at the OAS headquarters (1889 F St. NW, Washington, D.C., Padilha Vidal room) at the OAS headquarters (1889 F St. NW, Washington, D.C., Padilha
The course aims “to promote knowledge of and respect for international humanitarian law and related regional instruments, including measures for their effective implementation.”, and is organized pursuant to a mandate contained in
General Assembly resolution 2795 (XLIII-O/13), “Promotion of and Respect for International Humanitarian Law,” which instructed the Permanent Council to organize the course through the Committee on Juridical and Political Affairs and with support from the Department of International Law of the General Secretariat and in coordination with the International Committee of the Red Cross.
Languages: The course will be held in English
and Spanish, with available simultaneous
interpretation in all four official languages of the
Participation: The course is open for
representatives of the Permanent Missions of the
Member States, staff of the General Secretariat of
the OAS, as well as the general public.
Registration: Spaces for this course are
limited. Those interested in participating in the
course must complete the online registration form:
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, January 29, 2014.
OAS webcast: The course will also be
transmitted live through the OAS webcast site:
Those who will be following the course via webcast
do not need to register for the course.
Certificates of attendance: Certificates of
attendance to the course will be awarded only to
registered participants that attend all the classes
of the course. Participants will be required to sign
an attendance form. Certificates will be sent by
mail after the course is over. It is important that
each participant provides his address or office
number (for OAS Staff) on the registration form.
Those following the course via webcast will not be
entitled to receive a certificate.
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