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International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Treaty Database

How does law protect in war?

The IHL Treaty database includes the text of IHL treaties and commentaries, indicating which States have signed and/or ratified the treaties, with the States’ reservations where applicable.

Photo: First page of the 1864 Geneva Convention. CC BY-NC-ND / ICRC

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03. good health and well-being

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

16. peace and justice

Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels