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26 October 2016

Military Organization and Operational Decision-Making

Military Briefings

Two US soldiers walking out of a building Two US soldiers walking out of a building

Have you ever wondered how armed forces are structured? What the size of a battalion is? What staff officers are responsible for? Where legal advisers are usually located within the chain of command? What an “OPO” is? Find out on 26 October!

Briefing by Eric Steinmyller

Eric Steinmyller served in the French Navy for 30 years, including as the head of the law of armed conflict section at the French Ministry of defence and defence attaché as military advisor to the Ambassador of France to the Conference on Disarmament.

Opening Remarks by Marco Sassòli

Marco Sassòli is Professor of International Law at the University of Geneva. He teaches the course on international humanitarian law in the LLM programme.

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