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Swiss polar research: Pioneering spirit, passion and excellence

Switzerland is at the forefront of international polar research. Swiss researchers are contributing to their country's global image. Twelve contributions illustrate their work at the north and south poles: what role do the Arctic and Antarctic play on our planet, how sensitive are they to anthropogenic global warming and what does this mean for the future – and for Switzerland?

The ABCs of International Humanitarian Law

The ABCs of International Humanitarian Law is essentially a glossary of terms explaining the key concepts of international humanitarian law, which is also known as the law of armed conflict. The revised second edition of the brochure offers, beside the glossary, a short introduction on the development and area of application of this special field of international law.