Practice Relating to Rule 142. Instruction in International Humanitarian Law within Armed Forces
According to the Report on the Practice of Kuwait, the Kuwaiti armed forces have allowed the ICRC to organize several seminars and conferences on IHL. The report, which refers to a notice of the National Guard General Headquarters (Military Authority) and a note of the Kuwaiti Ministry of Defence, also states that brochures on IHL have been disseminated within the armed forces of Kuwait.
The Report on the Practice of Kuwait refers to a commentary on the draft Final Declaration of the International Conference for the Protection of War Victims made in 1993 by the Kuwaiti Ministry of Justice which states: “Instruction of IHL should be comprehensive, not restricted to the fundamental or essential rules only.”