E-briefing library

This e-briefing series, based on the International Review of the Red Cross, enriched with reference documents, articles, blog posts, conference recordings, interviews and other online resources presents a short introduction and overview on topics related to humanitarian law, policy and action.

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Generating respect for the law
The e-briefing you are about to enter presents the results of the reflection led by the ICRC’s Law and Policy Forum on how to generate respect for international humanitarian law ...
32-minute read | Last Updated: 14 DECEMBER 2017
Humanitarian perspectives on the changing face of war
One of the ways of understanding the dynamics and evolution of warfare is to use what we know of the past to illuminate the present and the future. However, a ...
37-minute read | Last Updated: 14 DECEMBER 2017
Past editions
A price too high: Rethinking nuclear weapons in light of their human cost
65-minute read Last Updated: 14 DECEMBER 2017
New Technologies and the modern battlefield: Humanitarian perspectives
35-minute read Last Updated: 14 DECEMBER 2017
Principles guiding humanitarian action
40-minute read Last Updated: 14 DECEMBER 2017
Sexual violence in armed conflict
22-minute read Last Updated: 14 DECEMBER 2017