|Law in Humanitarian Crises Volume I : How Can International Humanitarian Law Be Made Effective in Armed Conflicts? (European Commission Humanitarian Office)|
|The Laws of War: Problems of Implementation in Contemporary Conflicts|
|V. Summary and Conclusions|
The demand for effective action to implement the laws of war is likely to remain very strong, and to be very difficult to translate into effective policies. The difficulties of ensuring compliance need to be understood better than they have been if effective action is to be taken. The following conclusions are offered in this spirit.