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PENINSULA CHAPTER -- The Fourth Geneva Convention and Its Relevance in Today's Conflicts

Date:
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
Organizer/Author:
Mary Dolan
Location Details:
Los Altos Youth Center
1 South San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA 94022

Experts Babak Dehghanpisheh, Emily Whichard, and Katie Zoglin will provide the historical background for the Fourth Geneva Convention defining the required treatment of civilians in conflict and war zones at this FREE event. The nature of today's conflict regions have placed stresses on the relevance and international regard for the Convention. Katie Zoglin will provide the historical and legal perspective, while Babak Dehghanpisheh will address the Middle East refugee status, and Emily Whichard will discuss the refugee status in South East Asia.



Refreshments: 7:00 PM, Program: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM



Los Altos Youth Center

1 South San Antonio Road

Los Altos, CA 94022



Free to all.



For more information and to register, visit the Council's website, call 415-293-4600, or email info [at] wacsf.org.
Added to the calendar on Wed, Feb 4, 2009 3:02PM
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