TUESDAY 4 APRIL 2017, 18:30 - 20:00
AUDITORIUM IVAN PICTET | MAISON DE LA PAIX, GENEVA
Today, 50 million people are suffering the consequences of armed conflict in urban environments. What are the main legal and operational challenges of urban warfare, and how can we better protect civilian populations in urban centres?
Peter Maurer is President of the International Committee of the Red Cross. He previously served as Switzerland’s Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, and as Switzerland’s Ambassador to the United Nations in New York.
In collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross as part of ICRC's 2017 Research and Debate cycle on "War in Cities".