Volume 2 Issue 7

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The President of the Institute met the Italian Chief of the Defence Staff

Date of News: 

27-01-2022

Date of Publication: 

10-02-2022

Unique ID:

202281543

Name of the Author: 

Pratyaksha Rani

Field of Law: 

Humanitarian Law

Content of News:

Professor Edoardo Greppi the president of the institute along with Giorgio Battisti the vice president General (rtd.) visited Cavo Dragone the Italian chief of the defence staff on January 25th, 2022. The meeting took place in Rome, the activities of the Sanremo Institute were presented by the president and vice president General, they also highlighted its role in providing training to the civilian and military personnel with respect to international humanitarian law & other related topics. This meeting gave an opportunity to formally invite the Italian chief of the defence staff Cavo Dragone to the sanremo institute in the opening ceremony of the International Humanitarian Law Competition for the military academies. The Institute always organises this ceremony at its headquarters in Villa Ormond every year and addresses the same to military academies. The overall objective of this ceremony was to provide thorough practical knowledge with respect to the application of International Humanitarian Law. It was scheduled from March 21, 2022 to March 25, 2022. It involves almost 23 terms of officer cadets from military academies and they belong to different regions of the world, the different military academies were from the west point to the Italian application school of the army, royal military academy sandhurst, the National Defence Academy of Japan and Georgia and also the Nigerian Defence Academy. This was the intensive training and practice for five day and the objective behind this is to build the understanding towards the existing operational tools with respect to the application of the International Humanitarian Law provision especially in armed conflicts.

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