Should militaries be involved in providing humanitarian assistance during conflict? Join the conversation on 4th Nov 2015 #WHSYouth #ReshapeAid

LIVESTREAMED EVENT from the event’s webpage

A joint ICRC – Australian National University event: This is a very interesting online event that you all can participate in! The discussion will focus on the pro and contra for the question “Should militaries be involved in providing humanitarian assistance during conflict?”

It takes place on 4 November, 18:30-20:00 Australia time (UTC+11), make sure to check what the start time is in your country.

Maybe we can get a little Twitter conversation during the event going on? The UN Major Group for Children and Youth account is @UNMGCY and our hashtags for the World Humanitarian Summit process are #WHSyouthand #ReShapeAid













Arguing for the affirmative

  • Melissa Conley Tyler: National Executive Director of the Australian Institute for International Affairs
  • Dr Ned Dobos: Assistant Regional Director of the International Society for Military Ethics, Asia-Pacific Division


Arguing for the negative

  • Prof William Maley: Professor of Diplomacy at the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy
  • Dr Mike Kelly: Former Minister for Defence Materiel and retired Colonel in the Australian Defence Force


Vincent Bernard
Editor-in-Chief of the International Review of the Red Cross and Head of the Law and Policy Forum Unit, ICRC


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