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Helen Durham

Director of International law and policy | International Committee of the Red Cross

Geneva, Switzerland

"Even wars have limits"

Generally thinking:

Education & Academia
Global Issues
Government & Community

My tags:


Very good at:
+ Communicating complex ideas in a manner that gains traction
+ Diplomatic engagement on tough issues (detention, conduct of hostitilites etc).
+ Balancing intense work with a sense of humour and love of life

About me & my work:

I am passionate about international law, in particular the law of war. Working with the International Red Cross (ICRC) is a great honor, I manage a team of world class legal experts, former military officers and policy makers and diplomatic advisers. I also have operational lawyers based in the ICRC delegations in almost 50 countries (in particular places of armed conflict and other situations of violence). We work with governments, militaries and non-state armed groups with the aim of limiting suffering during conflict. We also negotiate updates to the existing legal principles (in areas such as weapons and compliance). it is a rough but extremely rewarding position - involving lots of travel (to Iraq, Africa etc) and dealing with a range of people.

My links:

International Committee of the Red Cross


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