IRRC No. 895/896
Promoting respect for IHL by NGOs: The case of ALMA – Association for the Promotion of IHL
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ALMA – Association for the Promotion of International Humanitarian Law is an Israeli-originated non-governmental organization. ALMA was established with the prime objective of promoting knowledge, understanding and discussion of IHL. For that purpose, it has established several projects aimed at different audiences and with different goals. Since its establishment in March 2010, ALMA has managed to make its way to the front line through cooperation and dedication. This article provides an overview of ALMA's goals and projects, as well as its challenges and future aspirations in the quest to generate respect for international humanitarian law. Keywords: civil society, NGOs, workshops, IHL forum, association, education, IHL dissemination.