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S.Res. 206 (116th): A resolution marking the 70th anniversary of the four Geneva Conventions of 1949, expressing concern about significant violations of international humanitarian law on contemporary battlefields, and encouraging United States leadership in ensuring greater respect for international humanitarian law in current conflicts, particularly with its security partners.


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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Jul 15, 2019.


This resolution recognizes the 70th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and the importance of upholding humanity in war and preventing human suffering. The resolution encourages the United States to work for humanitarian access and action and ensure compliance with the Geneva Conventions.