DG ICG inaugurates seminar on Intnl. Humanitarian Law

Port Blair
22 Feb 2018

Indian Coast Guard Region (A&N) is conducting three-day seminar/workshop on International Humanitarian Law by International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) from Thursday. A team of five members of ICRC, Delhi will be conducting classes on different aspects of Humanitarian Law applicable internationally.
The seminar was inaugurated and chaired by Director General Indian Coast Guard, Rajendra Singh, President Tatrakshak Medal, Tatrakshak Medal. Addressing the attendees, the Flag Officer emphasised on importance of having knowledge of International Humanitarian Law, and highlighted different aspects challenges being faced by ICG towards maintaining law and order at sea.
The objective of the seminar is to sensitise young Officers and Men of ICG towards various practical applicability of Humanitarian Law whilst on patrol at sea. The valedictory function of the seminar will be held on Feb 24, 2018.