Interview with Dr. Robin M. Coupland (British surgean. Adviser on armed violence and the effects of weapons for the ICRC)

Related fields of medical peace work:
Weapon control, disarmament and demilitarizationHuman rights and International humanitarian lawCivil protection and human securityHealth diplomacy, communication and conflict resolution
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Stephan Kolb
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Anti-personal mines, injuries, research, publication, campaigning, primary prevention, ICRC, Ottawa Treaty. What did you experience as a surgeon? How did you get involved beyond surgery? Why did you change? Why did you learn about campaigning? What about neutrality and the ICRC? How important was the year 1996? Would you call the Ottawa Treaty a success?
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Parts of this interview with Dr. Robin Coupland (ICRC, Geneva) were used in the Medical Peace Work trailer and in e-learning case 3.2 Primacy to primary prevention. Duration (min.): 12:41. Coding Information: WMV, Audio: WM Audio 9, 64 kbit, 44kHz, Stereo; Video: WM Video 9, 364 kbit, 480x360. Copyright notes: © 2008. All rights reserved. Permission is granted for noncommercial reproduction, translation and distribution of the video, as long as is given credit. does not guarantee that the information in this video is complete and correct and shall not be liable for any damages incurred as a result of its use.