PLEDGE P1313

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Proposed Evaluation Criteria : HMG, with support from the British Red Cross where appropriate, work towards the introduction of legislation to enable the UK to ratify the 1954 Hague Cultural Property Convention and its Protocols.
HMG and the British Red Cross work together to disseminate knowledge of the Hague Convention and its Protocols to relevant stakeholders within the UK.
HMG and the British Red Cross consider using the 60th anniversary of the adoption of the Hague Convention in 2014 to raise public awareness of the Convention and its Protocols, and the importance of the protection of cultural property during armed conflicts.


Pledge text : Joint pledge between the United Kingdom and the British Red Cross Society

As part of our commitment to strengthening international humanitarian law (IHL), and recognizing the special status of the British Red Cross Society as an auxiliary to the government in the humanitarian field, including in IHL, to make every effort to facilitate the UK's ratification of the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict and its two Protocols, and to promote understanding of the principles and rules of the Convention within the UK.