IHL Lecturers from Six East African Countries and The trainers (September 26-29, 2017).

Category: IHL Lecturers from Six East African Countries and The trainers (September 26-29, 2017).
Published on Tuesday, 17 October 2017 12:23

INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF RED CROSS, EAST AFRICAN IHL LECTURERS TRAINING HELD FROM SEP, 6-29, AT NAIROBI, KENYA.

A short extensive training on International Humanitarian Law was given to East African IHL Lecturers by the ICRC (International Committee of Red Cross), regional delegation in Nairobi, from September 26-29, 2017.

interIn this training, Fourteen Universities from across six East African countries i.e. Wollega University School of Law, Zanzibar University, Tumaini University Dar es Salaam College (TUDARCo), Mzumbe University, Mbeya (Main), St. Augustine University, INES-Ruhengeri, University of Kigali, Egerton University, Kabarak University, University of Nairobi- Kisumu Campus, Kenyatta University School of Law, Uganda Christian University, Islamic University in Uganda, University of Juba, have participated on the training.

The aim of the training was to enhance the IHL knowledge of East African IHL lecturers and to enlighten them about new developments concerning IHL.  Accordingly, extensive lecture and discussion was conducted on wide range of issues such as, Origin of IHL, Classification of conflicts, Protection of hors de combat, Prisoners of war, and implementation of IHL..etc. Moreover, the participants were also given short pedagogical training on how to deliver different contents of the course IHL.

At the end of the training, participants were given a USB stick that contains all the relevant materials on IHL. Moreover, the ICRC regional delegation has donated to all participant Universities different IHL books and commentaries, on the four Geneva Convention, including   Wollega University School of Law.

In this regard, Wollega University‚Äôs Corporate Communications would like to express its gratitude for the donation made by the ICRC to our School of Law, and the Corporate Communications welcomes all efforts of the ICRC to promote humanity both in peace and conflict times.