ICRC Promotes Humanitarian Law
COTABATO CITY - In a bid to foster observance of the international humanitarian law (IHL) especially in the plight of conflict-affected people, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is pursuing close coordinations with the state armed forces worldwide, ICRC officials said."The ICRC works with state armed forces worldwide in supporting their efforts to promote awareness of and compliance with international humanitarian law," Martin McDermott, regional delegate of the ICRC to security forces in Southeast Asia, said in a press statement.For the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), top ICRC officials held Wednesday a roundtable discussion with AFP Chief of Staff Gen. Ricardo …
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