UAE: senior military leaders meet to discuss laws of war

This week, more than 120 senior military leaders from 80+ countries met in Abu Dhabi to discuss the laws of war at the annual Senior Workshop on International Rules Governing Military Operations (SWIRMO) jointly hosted by the ICRC and UAE Ministry of Defence. It was the first time the SWIRMO has been held in the Middle East.

SWIRMO provides participants with tools and training to improve compliance with the laws governing military operations, and focuses on the integration of international law in the decision-making process during both combat and law enforcement operations.