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Since 2009, there has been renewed international interest in efforts to enhance the weak legal framework intended to protect the environment in relation to armed conflicts (PERAC). The topic is currently under consideration by the UN’s International Law Commission, it is being addressed by the International Committee of the Red Cross, and has also been the feature of resolutions at the UN Environment Assembly. Meanwhile, wider questions around environmental security are increasingly on the agenda of the UN Security Council.

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We're en route to @ChathamHouse where we'll be taking part in a panel discussion this evening on the Protection of the #environment in relation to armed conflicts, together with ILC special rapporteur Dr Marja Lehto #PERAC #intlaw

Protecting the Environment in Areas Affected by Armed Conflict

In 2011, the UN’s International Law Commission first included the ‘protection of the environment in relation to armed conflicts’ in ...

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Our new report on the UK's policy and practice on the Protection of the #environment in relation to armed conflicts is the first to benchmark any state's practice against the draft principles created by the UN's International Law Commission #PERAC #intlaw https://t.co/eGhvWnQiil

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