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1949-1980: Protocol II Additional To The Geneva Conventions Of 1949 And The Conventional Weapons Convention

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This chapter analyses the drafting process of Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949 (Protocol II) and of the Conventional Weapons Convention. In particular, it analyses the impact of the elements on the formation of the rules of law relating to internal armed conflicts during the period 1949-1980. The Conventional Weapons Convention and its Protocols were originally only applicable to international conflicts. It is nevertheless necessary to examine the Convention and the Landmines Protocol in this context in order to trace the evolution of the international concern regarding anti-personnel mines and other military weapons. The interest of the UN in limiting the means and methods of warfare, both in international and internal armed conflicts, was already apparent during the Tehran Conference of 1968.

Keywords: Conventional Weapons Convention; Geneva Conventions of 1949; internal armed conflicts; Landmines Protocol



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