Democracy House launched a series of lectures on international humanitarian law for students at the Military Institute of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv 

On March 12, 2019, Democracy House launched a series of lectures on international humanitarian law for students who study at the Military Institute of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. These lectures cover military students of different specialities who will become career officers or work in other security agencies in the future.
The lectures are conducted within a project “Promotion of international humanitarian law among Ukrainian military servants” which Democracy House implements with the support of the Human Rights Fund of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands.
The experts of Democracy House in cooperation with leading specialists in international humanitarian law briefed the military students on the origin of international humanitarian law, types of armed conflicts, the Geneva Conventions for the protection of war victims of 1949, the status of different categories of persons in armed conflict, as well as responsibility for violations of norms of international humanitarian law.