L’INTERVENTION DE L’UNION EUROPÉENNE DANS LES CONFLITS
EU intervention in conflict management or in conflict resolution is to be undertaken in full respect of the principles of the United Nations Charter, the rules established by the General Assembly and the Security Council according to their respective competencies, and in respect of state sovereignty.
In accordance with the applicable rules and principles of international humanitarian law the EU shall offer to mediate for the parties to the conflict, in order to put an end to the conflict as rapidly as possible.
In accordance with the applicable rules and principles of international humanitarian law, such as those recorded in the Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols, the European Union shall offer to observe the respect of applicable humanitarian norms, maintaining total neutrality, for the parties to the conflict, whether they be states or private groups.
Discussion on the book: "The law of armed conflict (IHL)"
An American perspective on the future of IHL