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The ABCs of International Humanitarian Law is essentially a glossary of terms explaining the key concepts of international humanitarian law, which is also known as the law of armed conflict. The brochure offers, beside the glossary, a short introduction on the development and area of application of this special field of international law.
The ABCs glossary explains UN institutions and bodies, defines key terms in UN vocabulary, and provides an overview of Switzerland's UN policy. It explains how Switzerland is implementing its commitment, the objectives it is pursuing, and the specific spheres in which it is active.
The ABC tells you about how human rights have developed, what instruments there are to implement them, who the actors are and how Switzerland is involved. The publication ends with an explanation of the key terms listed in alphabetical order.
How is Switzerland concerned with the European External Action Service? The ABCs of European policy gives a short and concise answer to this and other questions and provides an overview on the political and economic relations between Switzerland and the EU.
What is development? The dispute over the meaning of this term is almost as old as development cooperation itself. Over the decades, the definition of development and, with it, the approaches used by development cooperation have been in a constant state of change. The ABC of Development Policy describes this process and explains important keywords.
Presented in the form of a glossary of terms, the ABC of International Law provides explanations of the most important concepts of international law. The glossary is preceded by an easy-to-understand introduction to international law.
The ABC of Diplomacy is a glossary of alphabetically ordered key words that explain frequently used terms and provides information about the law and customs governing international relations.
Object 1 7 of 7