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The international humanitarian law (IHL) program conducts research and produces a range of publications and resources to promote an understanding of, and respect for IHL.

IHL publications

A guide for Parliamentarians to the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
Also available in Arabic | French | Spanish

Promoting respect for international humanitarian law 

Pacific handbooks

Protect this emblem because it protects lives

International Humanitarian Law and the Responsibility to Protect: a handbook
Also available in French

Protecting People

Same Space - Different Mandates: a civil-military guide to Australian stakeholders in international disaster and conflict response

International Humanitarian Law magazine

Two issues are published each year.

International humanitarian law e-newsletter

The Red Cross IHL program produces a free fortnightly newsletter. It draws together key IHL articles from the world news, lists IHL resources, volunteer and job opportunities, and presents a calendar of events, seminars and courses.

To subscribe click here

IHL Lesson Plans for Secondary School Teachers


The emblems

red cross, red crescent and red crystal

These emblems protect lives: the red cross, red crescent and red crystal. Read more »

Volunteer with IHL

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Learn more about volunteering with your local international humanitarian law group.
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