Geneva Conventions

Laws of the Geneva Conventions

The Geneva Conventions are international agreements, first made in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1864. They deal with prisoners of war, the sick, the wounded, and the dead in battle. Unfortunately, they are too often ignored.

Clicking on any of the links below will take you to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

International Humanitarian Law – Treaties & Documents

Treaty database : full texts, commentaries and State Parties

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