ISAC promotes and serves the transformation of Serbia towards EU and Euro-Atlantic membership by
addressing the challenges facing the country and the region, influencing policy and decision-making through
research, policy proposals, political analysis and forecasts, and specialist education, with the ultimate aim of
attaining a more prosperous future for the present and coming generations.
ISAC Fund is a member of the
following professional networks:
ISN / International Relations and Security Network
The Partnership for Peace Consortium (PfPC) of Defense Academies and Security Studies Institutes
“Law of Armed Conflict” Course
March 16 - 27, 2009, Belgrade
The course on “Law of Armed Conflict”, which is organized by the Ministry of Defence of the Republic Serbia, supported by the Netherlands Government and with the technical support from the ISAC fond, will be, for the fifth time, held in Belgrade. The course is organized according to the program of International Institute of Humanitarian Law, from San Remo. The course lasts for two weeks, in a period from March 16 – March 27, and the lectures will be held in the Center for Peacekeeping operations.
In this course, besides military officers from the Serbian Army, officers are invited from the following countries: Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Greece, Croatia, Czech Republic, Macedonia, Hungary, Montenegro, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Turkey.
The objective of the course is to expand the knowledge from the field of Law of Armed Conflict and introduce them to this material and by allowing for the practical use of this specific knowledge of laws, agreements and rules in practice. This is especially meant for the general topics from the field of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and the general workings of the International Committee of the Red Cross, specific material from IHL, which are based around the following themes: Restriction on arms use; Peacekeeping and peacemaking operations; questions regarding rules of engagement during armed conflict; questions regarding responsibility for war crimes and etc.
On March 27, 2009. the fifth LOAC Course, which were included participants from Macedonia, Turkey and Republic of Serbia ended successfully.