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NATO pledge to the 32nd International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movements

A) Objectives of the pledge:

Considering:

NATO’s commitment to abide by the rules and principles of International Humanitarian Law;

NATO’s recognition of, and respect for, the ICRC’s mandate and mission;

NATO’s continued effort to address issues such as Children and Armed Conflict; Conflict-
Related Sexual and Gender Based Violence; Women, Peace and Security; Reduction and
Mitigation of Civilian Casualties;

NATO’s commitment to including measures to protect civilians affected by armed conflict in the Alliance’s military doctrine, education, training, planning, exercises and conduct of operations;

NATO pledges to:

Continue a substantive dialogue with the ICRC aimed at identifying areas where training and education provided by NATO on International Humanitarian Law may be further enhanced;

In the context of the ICRC Health Care in Danger project, consider the findinygs of the 2014 ICRC report “Promoting Military Operational Practice that Ensures Safe Access To and Delivery of Health Care” in the revision of operational planning procedures and training standards.

B) Action plan:

NA

C) Indicators for measuring progress:

NA

D) Resource implications:

NA

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