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Awareness Workshop on International Humanitarian Law

Awareness Workshop on International Humanitarian Law

[July 12 2017]

A two day workshop on "IHL AND CONTEMPORARY CHALLEGES 2017" was held at the Security Forces Headquarters - Mullaithivu for the Brigade Commanders and Commanding Officers serving under the command recently.

The two-day workshop was held with the aim to provide knowledge and information on humanitarian law, legislation and their practical aspects to the Officers and also enable them to educate their subordinate officers and other ranks. The work shop was conducted with the participation of Mr. Chandana Jayawardena and Mr. Konstantinos Mortopoulas of the International Committee of Red Cross - ICRC.

The two day workshop was attended by 25 Brigade Commanders and Commanding Officers of the Security Forces Headquarters - Mullaittivu and was coordinated by the Army Directorate of Human Rights.

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