LogoCOEMILMEDUnder the auspices of the International Committee of Military Medicine (ICMM), the ICMM Center of Reference for Education on International Humanitarian Law and Ethics, and the NATO Centre of Excellence for Military Medicine (COEMED) together with the Chairman of the Health Care Working Group will co-jointly organize a Military Medical Ethics Workshop in Munich, Germany.

The objective of the workshop is the elaboration of an ethical analysis of the role of military medical services in the complex environment of an asymmetric conflict and the rules of the Geneva Convention.

The workshop will be held from the 14-16 September 2015 at the Bundeswehr Medical Academy in Munich.

We are pleased to announce the publication of the proceedings from our 2014 Workshop on Military Medical Ethics. You can get an impression of the book by looking at the Table of Contents (pdf) which can be downloaded here.

Full publication details:

  • Messelken, Daniel; Winkler, David (2015), editors
    Proceedings of the 4th ICMM Workshop on Military Medical Ethics. Bern, 2015.
    ISBN 978-3-905782-98-1

The book is available as hardcopy and pdf. Please contact us if you are interested in getting a copy.


The 17th Course on the International Law of Armed Conflict (LOAC) and the 3rd Course on Military Medical Ethics in Times of Armed Conflict (MME) will take place from 14.-21. August 2015 in Spiez, Switzerland. Both courses are addressed to the Military Medical Personnel, Military Medico-Legal Officers, and Chaplains and are mandated by the International Committee of Military Medicine.

The courses are organized by the Swiss Armed Forces Medical Services Directorate.


Further information


The (provisional) program for the next ICMM Workshop on Military Medical Ethics (7-9 May 2015) is now available. The main topic of this year's workshop is

Ethical Challenges in the Context of Epidemics

Presentations at the workshop will include case reports from recent deployments to the Ebola affected countries and more theoretical reflections on the ethical issues that arise in the fight against epidemics. Speakers include a wide variety of people coming both from the academic and military sphere. Large room will be given for discussion so that all participants can bring in their experiences and opinion.

You can dowload the program directly here or on the workshop subpage that also gives you more information about registration and the workshop in general.



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