Adjunct Lecturer, Jessica Ports collaborates with Law School and American Red Cross to offer International Humanitarian Law workshop

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Jessica H. Ports, a Ph.D. candidate and Adjunct Lecturer at the Payson Center, and long-time Red Cross volunteer, is working in collaboration with the Tulane Law School and the American Red Cross, Southeast Louisiana Chapter to, once again, offer a weekend workshop on International Humanitarian Law on January 25-2016, 2014. In the past, this workshop has usually only been available to International Development graduate and Law students but this year, Jessica has arranged to open the application for this workshop to International Development undergraduate coordinate major upperclassmen as well.

Each semester, Ms. Ports teaches the popular, International Development undergraduate course, Information and Communication Technology for Development.

The Rules of War: International Humanitarian Law Workshop

The workshop will offer sessions exploring the details and implications and workings of the Geneva Conventions, offering perspective on IHL with the help of facilitators from the Red Cross, military representatives, law professors, other legal experts, and humanitarian workers.

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Registration is limited and competitive. The application deadline was October 25th. Applicants will be notified of acceptance after October 25th.


For more information, you can download the IHL Fact Sheet and Program Overview.

If you have questions, please contact Jessica Ports, American Red Cross IHL Instructor and Law & War Workshop Coordinator, at or 561-307-0293.

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