114) The court determined, relying on a legal opinion by Antonio Cassese who served as expert witness for the petitioners, that any armed conflict
within the context of an occupation should always be classified as an IAC.
The 2003 looting of the Iraq Museum in Baghdad remains the preeminent example in the context of an international armed conflict
, (12) but similar looting of museums has taken place in non-international armed conflicts
On Thursday, Gamba concluded a five-day visit to Sudan including North Darfur and South Kordofan to discuss issues related to children affected by armed conflict
On the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers we reflect on the tens of thousands boys and girls who are recruited today in armed conflicts
We must remember that many children live in the zone of armed conflicts
," she said, noting that the aim of her report is to draw attention to the fate of children suffering from conflicts in Syria, Sudan, Myanmar, Ukraine, Transnistria, as well as the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict
serves as the leading UN advocate for the protection and well-being of children affected by armed conflict
The specific protection of the cultural heritage of all peoples in armed conflict
situations is part of customary international humanitarian law.
The continent of Africa hosted 43% of the world's armed conflicts
The goal of protection of civilians, Ambassador Lodhi said, was best served by preventing the outbreak of armed conflicts
in the first place.
Arguing that the protection of civilians in armed conflict
was a basic tenet of international humanitarian law, Ambassador Lodhi regretted that, 'Despite an established normative framework, compliance was unfortunately sporadic and accountability mechanisms remained weak.
This tragedy is compounded by an inadequate global response to address the suffering of civilians in armed conflict
NNA - With the support of Finland, Geneva Call launched a summer school on the rules of armed conflict
for youth from different political parties in Lebanon.
Speaking before the 15-member chamber, Ambassador Lana Nusseibeh, the United Arab Emirates Permanent Representative to the UN, spoke at the Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict
Ethnic fractionalization often leads to social tensions that can be quickly turned into armed conflict
through a triggering event.
Addressing the signing ceremony, Sudan's Minister of Welfare and Social Security Mashair Al-Dawalab reiterated the government commitment to protect children at the armed conflict
zones and prevent their recruitment or exposure to physical or psychological violations.