Monday February 29, 2016 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM EST
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Board of Governors Hall 
American Red Cross
National Headquarters
430 17th Street NW
Washington, DC 20006 



Joe Gibson 
American Red Cross 


An estimated ten civilians die for every one fighter killed in battle. Cities are frequently becoming combat zones and with an expected 6.3 billion people living in cities by 2050 it is important to consider how IHL adapts to the rising prevalence of urban warfare. Join us for an in-depth discussion on distinction, proportionality, and other challenges in this changing realm of armed conflict.

Christie Edwards, Director International Humanitarian Law American Red Cross

Nathalie Weizmann, Senior Legal Officer Policy Development & Studies Branch UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Captain Ben Wahlhaus, Senior Legal Advisor International Law Department, Israel Defense Forces, Lawrence Lewis, Senior Advisor, U.S. Department of State, Office of Security & Human Rights

February 29, 2016 | 9:30am-11:00am EDT | Washington, DC

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