Dean of the college of law receives the delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross
Dean of the college of law, Assistant Prof. Dr. Ali Mutasher Abdul Sahib received a delegation from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the permanent National Committee for international humanitarian law in the Cabinet to discuss and activate the prospects for cooperation in the field of international humanitarian law. The delegation included head of the International Committee of the Red Cross mission, Catherina Ritz and the legal adviser of the Iraqi Commission, Mariana Chacon and the regional legal coordinator for Arab countries, Omar Makki, head of the National Committee for international humanitarian law and the representative of the Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, Basim Majeed al-Rubaie, the representative of the ministry of higher education and scientific research at (ICRC), Assistant Prof. Dr. Khalil Mahmoud Jafar, the representative of the High Commissioner for human rights at (ICRC), Fadel al-Ghraoui, Adviser to the National Committee for international humanitarian law, Dr. Motaz al-Abbasi and the military adviser of the National Committee, General Khalid al-Bayati. The dean of the college stressed during this meeting that the subject of international humanitarian law is one of the modern themes in Middle Eastern cultures and the studies in this area are still limited both in theory and practice. He added that this subject is included in the curricula of law faculties at governmental and non-governmental universities. Head of the mission expressed her thanks for the welcome and the cooperation of all relevant parties to promote knowledge in the field of international humanitarian law. It is worth mentioned that that faculty of law at University of Baghdad started with the end of September in the proceedings of the 4th training course for IHL for policy makers which lasted for four days.