Course Annoucement: LOAC and MME in Spiez

The 17th Course on the International Law of Armed Conflict (LOAC) and the 3rd Course on Military Medical Ethics in Times of Armed Conflict (MME) will take place from 14.-21. August 2015 in Spiez, Switzerland. Both courses are addressed to the Military Medical Personnel, Military Medico-Legal Officers, and Chaplains and are mandated by the International Committee of Military Medicine.

The courses are organized by the Swiss Armed Forces Medical Services Directorate.


Further information


Program for MME Workshop 2015 now online

The (provisional) program for the next ICMM Workshop on Military Medical Ethics (7-9 May 2015) is now available. The main topic of this year's workshop is

Ethical Challenges in the Context of Epidemics

Presentations at the workshop will include case reports from recent deployments to the Ebola affected countries and more theoretical reflections on the ethical issues that arise in the fight against epidemics. Speakers include a wide variety of people coming both from the academic and military sphere. Large room will be given for discussion so that all participants can bring in their experiences and opinion.

You can dowload the program directly here or on the workshop subpage that also gives you more information about registration and the workshop in general.



External One-Day Symposium "Saving the Enemy"

zebis-symposiumDr. Daniel Messelken and Lt.Col. Cord von Einem, both members of the teaching staff of the ICMM Center of Reference for Education of IHL and Ethics, will participate as working group leaders in a one-day symposium on "Saving the Enemy?" on 6 Oct 2014 in Munich/ Germany.

The symposium is organized by zebis and you can find further information on their website:

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