ICRC COURSE FOR NEPALI ARMY PEACEKEEPERS

ICRC COURSE FOR NEPALI ARMY PEACEKEEPERS

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Mission in Nepal conducted a two-day package on “International Humanitarian Law” for Nepali Army Peacekeepers from 23 -24 May 2022 at Birendra Peace Operations Training Centre (BPOTC). Altogether 40 participant officers selected for different UN missions attended the course. The ICRC package was focused on developing better understanding on Laws of Armed Conflict as well as ICRC roles in conflict areas.

During his remarks, ICRC Head of the Mission Nepal, Mr. Sandesh Shrestha put forth the necessity of ICRC trainings for all the security personnel in order to preserve and promote Human Rights. He also appreciated the enthusiasm of participants in the course which helped to make the session livelier and more interesting.

During his closing remarks, the Commandant of BPOTC Col Dil Bikram Subba focused on Nepali Army (NA) commitment to peace through relentless participation and contribution in UN peace operations. He further emphasized NA's stringent policy for upholding Human Rights and strict legal actions for those who violate human right and humanitarian law.

The Head of ICRC Mission Nepal, Regional Coordinator for Armed Security Forces, ICRC Consultant from New Delhi and Head of communication were the part of ICRC Delegation and Subject Matter Experts.


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