20 November 2018, 18:30-20:00
Register start 15 November 2018
Register end 19 November 2018
In this Military Briefing, co-organized with Geneva Call, panelists will discuss the operational challenges and opportunities of turning guerrillas into deminers.
The discussion will focus on the Colombian experience and the work of the humanitarian demining organization Humanicemos DH, the first in the world to be formed entirely of demobilized ex-combatants.
All interested participants need to register to attend this event via this online form.
Military Briefings are a unique series of events relating to military institutions and the law. They aim to improve our students’ knowledge of military actors and operations and build bridges between the military and civilian worlds.
Tram 15, tram stop Butini
Bus 1 or 25, bus stop Sécheron
Villa Moynier is accessible to people with disabilities. If you have a disability or any additional needs and require assistance in order to participate fully, please email info[at]geneva-academy.ch
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