IRRC No. 124
Reaffirmation and Development of International Humanitarian Law Applicable in Armed Conflicts - Conference of Government Experts
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In our previous issue, we reported on the opening meeting on 24 May 1971 of the Conference of Government Experts, convened in Geneva by the ICRC, and at the same time we gave the texts of the opening speeches which revealed how important the meeting was. The Conference finished on 11 June and we now quote below the message of the President of the ICRC at the closing session, as well as three papers delivered outlining the work of the Conference.