American Red Cross
Youth volunteers recently participated in a series of exercises designed to teach young people about war, international humanitarian law and the Geneva Conventions as part of the American Red Cross Utah Region’s war games. The games were held inside a Camp Williams warehouse and held as the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day youth activity. The games included three combat-related stations, a strategic decision-making exercise and numerous group discussions. As Red Cross volunteer Ephraim Dickson explained, the goal of the exercise was to help future leaders understand international laws and the Geneva Conventions. “Whether or not the youth spend any time in future war zones, Dickson said, it is important for them to understand humanitarian law.”
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For a description of the game in English: http://www.redcross.int/EN/mag/magazine2006_2/26-27.html.
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