The Geneva Conventions between War and Peace: Sixty Years and Counting
JURIST Forum (http://jurist.law.pitt.edu), August 17, 2009
7 Pages Posted: 26 Jun 2012
Date Written: 2009
JURIST Guest Columnist Kevin Govern of Ave Maria School of Law in Naples, FL (formerly at Ann Arbor, MI) examines the relevance of the four Geneva Conventions signed in August 1949, 60 years ago this month, in the context of un-traditional conflicts that he describes as being "between war and peace."
Keywords: International Committee of the Red Cross, ICRC, Legal History, Geneva Conventions, International Law, International Humanitarian Law, IHL, Law of War, LOW, Law of Armed Conflict, LOAC, War, Peace
JEL Classification: H56
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