30TH ANNIVERSARY OF ADDITIONAL PROTOCOLS I AND II

Adopted on 8 June 1977, Protocols I and II are international treaties that supplement the Geneva Conventions of 1949. They significantly improve the legal protection covering civilians and the wounded, and – for the first time – lay down detailed humanitarian rules that apply in civil wars.

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Document symbol: GenevaConvAddlProtI_II
Document Type: Brochure, Flyer
Document Sources: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Subject: Fourth Geneva Convention, Protection
Publication Date: 08/06/2007