In furtherance of the collaboration between General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Faculty of Law of KDU organized an Advanced Seminar on International Humanitarian Law for members of the Armed Forces of Sri Lanka on 12th and 13th November 2014.
The resource person of the workshop was Col. Can Akdogan, Regional Armed and Security Forces Delegate of the ICRC and a former Military Judge Officer of the Turkish Army.
The main objective of this workshop was to give the participants an opportunity to update themselves on the current trends and latest developments of law.
The Chief Guest of the Certificate Award Ceremony was Justice P. A. Ratnayeke, P.C. and Former Judge of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka. Vice Chancellor Major General Milinda Peiris, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Defence and Administration) Brigadier Lal Gunasekara, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) Snr. Prof. T. R.Weerasooriya, Ms Cherine Pollini, Head of Delegation, ICRC Colombo and members of Academic Staff of the Faculty of Law were also present in the occasion.