Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict and Other Situations of Violence

Product code: IA0012


Delivery method

Delivery method


Virtual Classroom



10.5 hours




Other Government Department Employee



This course examines the legal, policy and operational aspects of the protection of civilians in armed conflict and other situations of violence. Founded on international humanitarian law, human rights law and refugee law, the course will provide diverse perspectives from humanitarian organizations as well as subject matter experts from the department with extensive policy and field experience.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • describe Canadian policy as well as the international legal framework governing protection of civilians
  • identify Canadian priorities and objectives on humanitarian issues
  • compare practical tools available to respond to emergencies involving protection of civilians
  • engage more effectively with humanitarian organizations on matters related to protection of civilians

Notes: This course is available to other government department employees on a cost-recovery basis.

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Legacy course code: 00016439

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Date modified: 2022-07-11