Title Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked Members of Armed Forces at Sea (Second Geneva Convention)
Publisher International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Publication Date 12 August 1949
Topics International humanitarian law (IHL) / Geneva Conventions | Treaties / Agreements / Charters / Protocols / Conventions / Declarations
Citation / Document Symbol 75 UNTS 85
Reference Entry into force: 21 October 1950
Other Languages / Attachments Greek
Cite as International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked Members of Armed Forces at Sea (Second Geneva Convention), 12 August 1949, 75 UNTS 85, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6b37927.html [accessed 22 December 2014]
Comments The Convention was adopted by the Diplomatic Conference for the Establishment of International Conventions for the Protection of Victiims of War, held at Geneva from 21 April to 12 August 1949. It was signed on 12 August 1949.
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