Republic of Korea
Practice Relating to Rule 142. Instruction in International Humanitarian Law within Armed Forces
The Republic of Korea’s Military Regulation 187 (1991) provides that all members of the armed forces must have training in the laws of war.
At the 27th International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent in 1999, the Republic of Korea pledged to “continue and enhance our International Humanitarian Law education of military forces, especially those being sent on missions abroad”.
The Republic of Korea’s Military Regulation 187 (1991) provides that it is a duty of the commander to teach the principles and rules of the laws of war.