“The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles joins the international community in celebrating this year’s International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Day on 12 August 2023. This year’s theme: “IHL: Gabay sa Makataong Pagsulong ng Kapayapaan (IHL: Guide to Humanitarian Advancement of Peace)”, was conceptualized by the Department of Foreign Affairs to emphasize the ongoing and vital role of IHL in fostering peace and safeguarding the rights and dignity of individuals affected by armed conflict.”