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  1. To Serve and to Protect: Human Rights and Humanitarian Law for Police and Security Forces

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    To Serve and to Protect: Human Rights and Humanitarian Law for Police and Security Forces

    By engaging in dialogue with police and security forces about the law and their operations, the ICRC supports their efforts to incorporate the rules and standards of international law into their pr... [Learn more]
    Fr.100.00
  2. Children and Detention

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    Children and Detention

    Detention for adults can be stressful and dangerous. For children, it can be even worse. This booklet explains the hardships that children face when they or their relatives are held in detention. [Learn more]
    Free
  3. Expert Meeting: The Use of Force in Armed Conflicts

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    Expert Meeting: The Use of Force in Armed Conflicts

    The subject of this report is “Use of Force in Armed Conflicts: Interplay between the Conduct of Hostilities and Law Enforcement Paradigms.” [Learn more]
    Fr.47.00
  4. IHL Bibliography 2015
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    IHL Bibliography 2015

    A compilation of the four quarterly IHL bibliographies issued by the ICRC Library during 2015. [Learn more]
    Download the PDF Version
  5. ICRC "International Humanitarian Law" book set (French version)

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    ICRC "International Humanitarian Law" book set (French version)

    Need your own reference books on IHL? This selection published by the ICRC includes the key works of humanitarian law (Geneva Conventions, Additional Protocols, etc.). [Learn more]
    Fr.523.50
  6. ICRC "International Humanitarian Law" book set (English version)

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    Language: English

    ICRC "International Humanitarian Law" book set (English version)

    Need your own reference books on IHL? This selection published by the ICRC includes the key works of humanitarian law (Geneva Conventions, Additional Protocols, etc.). [Learn more]
    Fr.727.50
  7. Arms Transfer Decisions: Applying International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law Criteria ‒ a Practical Guide

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    Arms Transfer Decisions: Applying International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law Criteria ‒ a Practical Guide

    The ICRC’s Arms Transfer Decisions: Applying International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law Criteria ‒ a Practical Guide aims to assist States and concerned organization... [Learn more]

    Fr.3.00
  8. Handbook on International Rules Governing Military Operations

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    Handbook on International Rules Governing Military Operations

    In this increasingly complex environment, it is imperative that militaries incorporate IHL and the relevant human rights law into the planning and execution processes of military operations. . [Learn more]
    Fr.28.00
  9. International Humanitarian Law: A Comprehensive Introduction

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    International Humanitarian Law: A Comprehensive Introduction

    "International Humanitarian Law: A Comprehensive Introduction" is an introductory handbook that aims to promote and strengthen knowledge of IHL among academics, weapon-bearers, humanitarian and ... [Learn more]

    Fr.23.00
  10. The Domestic Implementation of International Humanitarian Law (DVD version)

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    The Domestic Implementation of International Humanitarian Law (DVD version)

    This manual is a practical tool to assist policy-makers, legislators and other stakeholders in adhering to IHL instruments and implementing them domestically. [Learn more]
    Fr.6.00
  11. Domestic Normative Frameworks for the Protection of Health Care

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    Domestic Normative Frameworks for the Protection of Health Care

    This publication presents a number of recommendations for States to help them implement those aspects of international law that protect the provision of health care during conflicts and other emerg... [Learn more]
    Fr.65.00
  12. Ensuring the Preparedness and Security of Health-Care Facilities in Armed Conflict and Other Emergencies

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    Ensuring the Preparedness and Security of Health-Care Facilities in Armed Conflict and Other Emergencies

    This publication is intended as a practical manual for governments, hospital managers and others concerned. [Learn more]
    Fr.34.00
  13. Safeguarding the Provision of Health Care: Operational Practices and Relevant International Humanitarian Law concerning Armed Groups

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    Safeguarding the Provision of Health Care: Operational Practices and Relevant International Humanitarian Law concerning Armed Groups

    Health-care personnel have to be respected and protected by all parties to a conflict and be able to perform their humanitarian duty without fearing for their safety. [Learn more]
    Fr.34.00
  14. Strengthening International Humanitarian Law Protecting Persons Deprived of their Liberty: Thematic Consultation of Government Experts on Grounds and Procedures for Internment and Detainee Transfers, Montreux, Switzerland, 20-22 October 2014

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    Strengthening International Humanitarian Law Protecting Persons Deprived of their Liberty: Thematic Consultation of Government Experts on Grounds and Procedures for Internment and Detainee Transfers, Montreux, Switzerland, 20-22 October 2014

    This report provides an account of the October 2014 thematic consultation of government experts on grounds and procedures for internment and detainee transfers. [Learn more]
    Fr.13.00
  15. International Humanitarian Law Bibliography, 2014 Edition
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    International Humanitarian Law Bibliography, 2014 Edition

    A compilation of the four quarterly IHL bibliographies issued by the ICRC Library during 2014. [Learn more]
    Download the PDF Version
  16. Strengthening International Humanitarian Law Protecting Persons Deprived of their Liberty: Thematic Consultation of Government Experts on Conditions of Detention and Particularly Vulnerable Detainees

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    Strengthening International Humanitarian Law Protecting Persons Deprived of their Liberty: Thematic Consultation of Government Experts on Conditions of Detention and Particularly Vulnerable Detainees

    This report provides an account of the January 2014 thematic consultation of government experts on conditions of detention and particularly vulnerable detainees. [Learn more]
    Fr.4.00
  17. International Humanitarian Law: Answers to your Questions

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    International Humanitarian Law: Answers to your Questions

    This booklet is an ideal introduction to international humanitarian law. It has been fully revised, and is accessible to all readers interested in the origins, development and modern-day applicatio... [Learn more]
    Free
  18. Promoting Military Operational Practice That Ensures Safe Access to and Delivery of Health Care

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    Promoting Military Operational Practice That Ensures Safe Access to and Delivery of Health Care

    This report is the result of a broad consultation process with military personnel around the world. [Learn more]
    Fr.5.00
  19. Ambulance and Pre-Hospital Services in Risk Situations

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    Ambulance and Pre-Hospital Services in Risk Situations

    This report sets out ways to make pre-hospital care and ambulance services operating in areas of armed violence safer. This report summarizes field experience in over 20 countries. [Learn more]
    Fr.5.00
  20. International Humanitarian Law Bibliography, 2013 Edition

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    International Humanitarian Law Bibliography, 2013 Edition

    A compilation of the four quarterly IHL bibliographies issued by the ICRC Library during 2013. [Learn more]
    Fr.6.00
  21. International Rules and Standards for Policing

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    International Rules and Standards for Policing

    This brochure intended for audiences involved in law-enforcement functions addresses the principles and rules of human rights and humanitarian law relevant to professional law enforcement in democr... [Learn more]
    Fr.2.00
  22. Preventing and Repressing International Crimes: Towards an "Integrated" Approach Based in Domestic Practice – Report of the Third Universal Meeting of National Committees for the Implementation of International Humanitarian Law

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    Preventing and Repressing International Crimes: Towards an "Integrated" Approach Based in Domestic Practice – Report of the Third Universal Meeting of National Committees for the Implementation of International Humanitarian Law

    The report, based primarily on national practice, offers a pragmatic approach to the prevention and suppression of international crimes, paying particular attention to the Statute of the Internatio... [Learn more]
    Fr.38.00
  23. International Humanitarian Law Bibliography, 2012 Edition
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    International Humanitarian Law Bibliography, 2012 Edition

    A compilation of the four quarterly IHL bibliographies issued by the ICRC Library during 2012. [Learn more]
    Download the PDF Version
  24. The Arms Trade Treaty: Keeping the promise

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    The Arms Trade Treaty: Keeping the promise

    The Arms Trade Treaty is a historic response to the human suffering caused by the widespread availability of weapons both during and after armed conflicts.

    [Learn more]
    Fr.5.00
  25. Summary of the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949 and their Additional Protocols

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    Summary of the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949 and their Additional Protocols

    This is not an abridged commentary on the Conventions and their Additional Protocols, but a summary of their main provisions, with references to the relevant articles. For all categories of readers. [Learn more]
    Free
  26. Study on the Use of the Emblems: Operational and Commercial and Other Non-Operational Issues

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    Study on the Use of the Emblems: Operational and Commercial and Other Non-Operational Issues

    Operational and commercial and other non-operational issues [Learn more]
    Fr.7.00
  27. The Mine Ban Convention: Progress and Challenges in the Second Decade

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    The Mine Ban Convention: Progress and Challenges in the Second Decade

    This publication provides an overview of the achievements and challenges of the Mine Ban Convention in its second decade of operation. [Learn more]
    Fr.2.00
  28. The Montreux Document on Private Military and Security Companies

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    The Montreux Document on Private Military and Security Companies

    The Montreux Document is an intergovernmental document intended to promote respect for IHL and human rights law whenever private military and security companies are present in armed conflicts. [Learn more]
    Fr.5.00
  29. Weapon contamination

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    Weapon contamination

    This new film explores how the ICRC tackles weapon contamination, drawing on its water, food, shelter and health expertise. Since 2008, the ICRC has also deployed specialist clearance teams to get ... [Learn more]
    Fr.5.00
  30. Interpretive Guidance on the Notion of Direct Participation in Hostilities under International Humanitarian Law

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    Interpretive Guidance on the Notion of Direct Participation in Hostilities under International Humanitarian Law

    The "Interpretive Guidance on the Notion of Direct Participation in Hostilities under International Humanitarian Law" aims to clarify the meaning and consequences of direct participation in hostili... [Learn more]
    Fr.5.00
  31. The Protocols Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949

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    The Protocols Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949

    This volume contains the official texts of the two Protocols additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949 adopted on 8 June 1977. [Learn more]
    Fr.2.00
  32. Exploring Humanitarian Law - an introduction

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    Exploring Humanitarian Law - an introduction

    Exploring Humanitarian Law (EHL) is an education programme that introduces young people between 13 and 18 years of age to the basic rules and principles of international humanitarian law (IHL). [Learn more]
    Free
  33. Exploring Humanitarian Law (EHL) Guide: A Legal Manual for EHL Teachers

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    Exploring Humanitarian Law (EHL) Guide: A Legal Manual for EHL Teachers

    Organized in a question and answer format, the Guide offers teachers and other interested parties concise information on specific IHL issues. [Learn more]
    Fr.5.00
  34. Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction

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    Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction

    This booklet contains the text of the Convention. It is intended to promote understanding of the Convention's rules and to facilitate its ratification and implementation by governments. [Learn more]
    Fr.2.00
  35. Restoring Family Links Strategy

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    Restoring Family Links Strategy

    A 10-year strategy to improve the services provided by the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement in meeting the needs of people separated from their families. Includes relevant legal re... [Learn more]
    Fr.10.00
  36. HIV/AIDS Field Guide: A Planning and Practice Guide to Integrating HIV/AIDS into the ICRC's Health Work

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    HIV/AIDS Field Guide: A Planning and Practice Guide to Integrating HIV/AIDS into the ICRC's Health Work

    This field guide provides guidance and decision making tools to help decide what to do amongst specific populations in a given context. [Learn more]
    Fr.20.00
  37. Cluster Munitions: A New Treaty to End Decades of Civilian Suffering

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    Cluster Munitions: A New Treaty to End Decades of Civilian Suffering

    This brochure provides an overview of the cluster munitions problem, the main provisions of the Convention and the steps required to meet its commitments. [Learn more]
    Free
  38. Convention on Cluster Munitions

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    Convention on Cluster Munitions

    This booklet contains the text of the Convention on Cluster Munitions. It is intended to promote understanding of the Convention's rules and to facilitate its ratification and implementation. [Learn more]
    Fr.3.00
  39. A Guide to the Legal Review of New Weapons, Means and Methods of Warfare

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    A Guide to the Legal Review of New Weapons, Means and Methods of Warfare

    Measures to Implement Article 36 of Additional Protocol I of 1977 [Learn more]
    Fr.5.00
  40. Red Cross, Red Crescent, Red Crystal

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    Red Cross, Red Crescent, Red Crystal

    The aim of this article is to recount the history of the emblem issue and to outline the strategy and steps followed in solving a problem that had remained pending for far too long. [Learn more]
    Free
  41. Study on Customary International Humanitarian Law: A Contribution to the Understanding and Respect for the Rule of Law in Armed Conflict

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    Study on Customary International Humanitarian Law: A Contribution to the Understanding and Respect for the Rule of Law in Armed Conflict

    This article describes the methodology used and how the study was organized and summarizes some major findings. [Learn more]
    Fr.4.50
  42. The Roots of Behaviour in War: A Survey of the Literature

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    The Roots of Behaviour in War: A Survey of the Literature

    Through this bibliographical overview of the historical, sociological and psychological investigations used in the study, we learn of the origins of the need for limits in war. [Learn more]
    Fr.10.00
  43. The Ottawa Treaty: Towards a World Free of Anti-Personnel Mines

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    The Ottawa Treaty: Towards a World Free of Anti-Personnel Mines

    This documentary reviews the prohibitions and the obligations instituted by the treaty: the destruction of existing stockpiles, the clearance of mine-infested areas and the setting up of prevention... [Learn more]
    Fr.10.00
  44. Fighting by the rules

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    Fighting by the rules

    This film examines the development of the law of armed conflict and considers its relationship with the whole history of war in the 20th Century. It demonstrates how humanitarian law is wholly comp... [Learn more]
    Fr.10.00
  45. The Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949

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    The Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949

    Full text of the four Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949. [Learn more]
    Fr.5.00
  46. Basic Rules of the Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols

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    Basic Rules of the Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols

    The author, Jean de Preux, comments briefly on the main provisions of the Conventions and their Additional Protocols, brings out their meaning and specifies the relevant articles. [Learn more]
    Fr.3.00
  47. Commentary on the Additional Protocols of 8 June 1977 to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949

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    Commentary on the Additional Protocols of 8 June 1977 to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949

    A number of legal experts took part in this collective work, written with the collaboration of Jean Pictet. [Learn more]
    Fr.75.00
  48. Commentary on the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, Volume II

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    Commentary on the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, Volume II

    The four volumes of the Commentary were published between 1952 and 1959. This imposing work is intended for specialists and specialized institutions. [Learn more]
    Fr.15.00
  49. Commentary on the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, Volume III

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    Commentary on the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, Volume III

    The four volumes of the Commentary were published between 1952 and 1959. This imposing work is intended for specialists and specialized institutions. [Learn more]
    Fr.15.00
  50. Commentary on the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, Volume IV

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    Commentary on the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, Volume IV

    The four volumes of the Commentary were published between 1952 and 1959. This imposing work is intended for specialists and specialized institutions. [Learn more]
    Fr.15.00