International Committee of the Red Cross

International Committee of the Red Cross

International Committee of the Red Cross

In times of insecurity and conflict, states must work together to uphold and strengthen international humanitarian law

Thursday, July 18, 2024 - 16:15

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In times of insecurity and conflict, states must work together to uphold and strengthen international humanitarian law

Thursday, July 18, 2024 - 16:15

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Gaza: Repeated mass casualty events put hospitals under severe strain

Thursday, July 18, 2024 - 08:00

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Sudan: ICRC calls for greater access to deliver humanitarian aid as millions of people go without basics for survival

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 - 11:10

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Nigeria: ICRC surgical team supports Maiduguri Hospital treating 41 wounded people after multiple blasts in Gwoza

Wednesday, July 3, 2024 - 11:59

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Colombia: Anatomy of a lockdown

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 - 17:30

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ICRC office in Gaza surrounded by hundreds of displaced civilians, was damaged by nearby shelling

Friday, June 21, 2024 - 11:59

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Gaza: Civilians must be spared from impact of fighting

Sunday, July 14, 2024 - 01:59

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The Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross: Commentary

Friday, December 14, 1979 - 11:58

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ICRC and European Union continue successful IHL training series

Thursday, December 14, 2023 - 11:58

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Adhering to Humanitarian Norms Paves Way to Peace

Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 12:58

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— ICRC hosts "Adhering to Humanitarian Norms in Armed Conflicts" Panel at World Peace Forum

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Environmental wartime protection is central to the protection of civilians

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 11:59

Statement delivered by Laetitia Courtois, Permanent Observer and Head of Delegation, at UN Security Council Arria-Formula Meeting "Stepping up Preventive Action: From Environment Challenges to Opportunities for Peace" on 8 July 2024 in New York City.

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Bangladesh: 15th Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition 2024 — Call for Registration

Thursday, June 20, 2024 - 11:58

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Azerbaijan: Family receives remains of missing loved one, honours with a burial after 30 years

Thursday, July 11, 2024 - 11:58

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Afghanistan: Wheelchair basketball empowers people with disability

Monday, July 8, 2024 - 11:58

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Mexico: ICRC urges Latin American and Caribbean states to reaffirm commitment to the ‘rules of war’ on 75th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions

Thursday, July 4, 2024 - 11:59

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Georgia: Closure after 30 years as family receives remains of missing loved one, give a burial

Thursday, December 14, 2023 - 11:58

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China: Regional Symposium for the 30th Anniversary of the Adoption of the 1977 Protocols Additional to the 1949 Geneva Conventions held in Beijing

Thursday, June 21, 2007 - 11:59

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CHINA: First national inter-university moot court competition on International Humanitarian Law (IHL) held in Beijing

Tuesday, November 6, 2007 - 11:59

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Launch of the Chinese Version of the Customary International Humanitarian Law Study

Monday, October 15, 2007 - 11:59

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ICRC Director General's speech on the 120th anniversary ceremony of the RCSC

Thursday, May 9, 2024 - 04:15

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ICRC’s response to missing and dead migrants along the US–Mexico border

Tuesday, July 2, 2024 - 11:58

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D, Delegations, 1921-ongoing, 356 metres of shelf space

Monday, June 15, 2015 - 11:58

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Education programmes for young people

Friday, October 29, 2010 - 11:58

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Virtual Reality & Innovation

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 11:58

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South Africa: The 6th Commonwealth Conference

Wednesday, July 3, 2024 - 09:54

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Building a culture of IHL compliance in Commonwealth Nations and commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions

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V, Various, 1840-ongoing, 552 metres of shelf space

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O, Humanitarian coordination bodies, 1921- ongoing, 127 metres of shelf space

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C, Tracing and protection, 1870 - ongoing, 2298 metres of shelf space

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B, General services, 1917- ongoing, 3313 metres of shelf space

Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 11:58

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Customary international humanitarian law: Questions and answers

Monday, August 15, 2005 - 11:58

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Protocols I and II additional to the Geneva Conventions

Thursday, January 1, 2009 - 11:58

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How is the term "armed conflict" defined in international humanitarian law?

Monday, March 17, 2008 - 11:58

Opinion paper - definition of "international armed conflict" and "non-international armed conflict" under International Humanitarian Law, the branch of international law which governs armed conflict.

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How does international humanitarian law protect journalists in armed conflict situations?

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 - 11:58

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Occupation and international humanitarian law: Questions and answers

Wednesday, August 4, 2004 - 11:58

A series of questions and answers by the ICRC's legal team on what defines occupation, the laws that apply, how people are protected, and the ICRC's role.

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International Humanitarian Law and China: Historical Timeline

Monday, July 1, 2024 - 11:58

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A, Committee, 1854 - ongoing, 54 metres of shelf space

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 - 11:58

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Internal conflicts or other situations of violence – what is the difference for victims?

Monday, December 10, 2012 - 11:58

At what point does violence become an armed conflict? What difference does it make to those involved in or affected by that violence? The distinction matters because how the situation is characterized will determine what law is applicable.

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Direct participation in hostilities: Questions & answers

Friday, February 6, 2009 - 11:58

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How "grave breaches" are defined in the Geneva Conventions and Additional Protocols

Friday, June 4, 2004 - 11:58

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The United Nations and International Humanitarian Law: The International Committee of the Red Cross and the United Nations' involvement in the implementation of international humanitarian law

Thursday, October 19, 1995 - 11:58

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International humanitarian law and the protection of war victims

Monday, November 30, 1998 - 11:58

Extract from "International Humanitarian Law: An introduction", Henry Dunant Institute, Geneva/Paul Haupt Publishers, Bern, 1993. Updated by the author in November 1998.

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The International Committee of the Red Cross as guardian of international humanitarian law

Thursday, December 31, 1998 - 11:58

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Paris principles and Paris commitments to protect children

Wednesday, February 28, 2007 - 11:58

Paris principles and guidelines on children associated with armed forces or armed groups and Paris commitments to protect children from unlawful recruitment or use by armed forces or armed groups.

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ICRC and ICC: Two separate but complementary approaches to ensuring respect for international humanitarian law

Tuesday, March 3, 2009 - 11:58

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The history of the emblems

Sunday, January 14, 2007 - 11:58

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Humanitarian Visa d’Or: Hugh Kinsella Cunningham wins for documenting the plight of civilians in the DRC

Friday, June 21, 2024 - 11:58

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ICRC: "The humanitarian tragedy of missing persons urgently requires a more determined international response"

Thursday, June 13, 2024 - 11:57

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Cyber operations create additional risks for people’s security and well-being

Friday, June 21, 2024 - 11:57

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ICRC President: "We must adopt a human-centered approach to the development and use of new technologies"

Saturday, June 1, 2024 - 11:57

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The ICRC’s Assembly elects a new member

Thursday, December 14, 2023 - 11:59

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China: Regional seminar held to empower military's operational legal advisors

Thursday, December 14, 2023 - 11:58

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Families of people missing or captured in the Russia-Ukraine international armed conflict visit ICRC headquarters in Geneva

Wednesday, June 19, 2024 - 11:59

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“I was afraid to tell anyone” – supporting survivors of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Friday, June 14, 2024 - 11:58

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The Geneva Conventions insist: Every human life is equally worth protection

Thursday, December 14, 2023 - 11:58

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African Union: AU, ICRC, and WFP Join Forces in Exhibition Highlighting Humanitarian Action in Africa

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 - 14:00

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Mongolia: Advanced training session on international humanitarian law organized to strengthen regional expertise

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 - 11:30

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A Call to Humanity: Reflecting on the 75th Anniversary of the Geneva Conventions

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 16:00

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Council of the EU calls for better protection in humanitarian aid

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 15:30

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DR Congo: The ICRC suspends food aid for displaced people in Kanyabayonga

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 - 11:45

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ICRC president: "We must adopt a human-centred approach to the development and use of new technologies."

Saturday, June 1, 2024 - 11:15

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Arms transfers to parties to armed conflict: what the law says

Monday, June 3, 2024 - 09:15

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Qatar Fund for Development and ICRC Successfully Conclude Humanitarian Project in Libya

Thursday, May 30, 2024 - 14:15

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Pakistan: Strengthening law enforcement capacities in Balochistan

Thursday, May 30, 2024 - 13:00

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Searching for people missing in connection with the 1992–1993 armed conflict in Abkhazia

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 - 15:00

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Embassy of Canada and ICRC Conclude Insightful Alumni Discussion on Humanitarian Efforts to Mark World Red Cross Day

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 - 11:15

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Media competition on “the relevance of the International Humanitarian Law in contemporary armed conflicts”

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 - 08:30

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Strengthening our support for families of missing people in Peru

Wednesday, April 10, 2024 - 16:00

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Ethiopia: Thousands of people unable to access healthcare services after upsurge in violence

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 - 08:15

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China: Participants discuss how international humanitarian law fosters peace

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 - 06:00

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75th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions – “The one set of rules we all agree on”

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 - 08:45

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Syria: Facts and figures 2023

Sunday, May 26, 2024 - 06:00

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Yemen: 113 detainees released with the support of the ICRC

Sunday, May 26, 2024 - 08:45

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UNSCR 2730 is an urgent and timely reminder of parties’ obligations to respect and protect humanitarian personnel

Friday, May 24, 2024 - 16:15

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Poland: Essay competition on potential impact of disinformation and hate speech in armed conflict is launched

Friday, May 24, 2024 - 12:00

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Armenia: Waiting to recover health and reunite with husband

Wednesday, May 22, 2024 - 10:15

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ICRC president: "People caught in armed conflict need actions, not words."

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 - 15:30

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Request for Tender - RFT/ICRC/GVA24/00038 - 3-year Frame Agreement - Multi-purpose Tent 45m2

Friday, May 17, 2024 - 22:45

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Republic of Korea: ICRC and KOICA sign agreement to help people affected by armed conflict and violence

Friday, May 17, 2024 - 08:30

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Information notice on the processing of personal data by the ICRC's resource mobilization division

Thursday, December 14, 2023 - 11:58

This notice provides you with information about how we, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), in particular the Resource Mobilization Division (REM), as data controller, process your personal data with regard to our fundraising work, and ho

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Ukraine: As fighting intensifies around Kharkiv, ICRC increases support for displaced people

Thursday, May 16, 2024 - 14:15

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Request for Tender - RFT/ICRC/GVA24/00002 - 3-year Frame Agreement – WHO-approved Mosquito Net LLIN 190x180x150cm 230H

Wednesday, May 15, 2024 - 15:00

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Red Cross opens new 60-bed field hospital in Gaza

Tuesday, May 14, 2024 - 08:30

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Counting the dead 2020–2021: A new report on the migrants dying on Europe’s borders

Thursday, June 6, 2024 - 10:30

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Double jeopardy – during and after conflict: The human cost of weapon contamination in Asia-Pacific

Monday, May 13, 2024 - 09:00

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China: ICRC Director General's visit reflects growing engagement with China

Saturday, May 11, 2024 - 06:45

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Mexico and Central America: Humanitarian Report 2024

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 - 19:30

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Myanmar: One priceless phone call keeps hope alive

Friday, May 10, 2024 - 11:00

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African Union, ICRC Roundtable Seeks Innovative Tech Solutions for Landmine Clearance in Africa

Thursday, May 9, 2024 - 10:45

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Brazil: the ICRC takes part in G20 event on disinformation and hate speech

Thursday, May 2, 2024 - 19:00

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Israel and the occupied territories: Key Facts and Figures from 7 October 2023 to 30 June 2024

Monday, July 15, 2024 - 13:00

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World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day 2024: Keeping humanity alive!

Wednesday, May 8, 2024 - 10:00

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Message on World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day 2024

Tuesday, May 7, 2024 - 14:30

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Gaza: ICRC calls for protection of civilians while hoping for an agreement amidst evacuations, military operations and negotiations

Tuesday, May 7, 2024 - 13:00

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Evaluation report: Community Contact Centers

Monday, May 6, 2024 - 10:00

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Healing hidden wounds: Surviving armed violence in Burkina Faso

Monday, May 6, 2024 - 08:45

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Bolivia: ICRC activities for persons deprived of their liberty

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - 19:30

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Statement by ICRC President Mirjana Spoljaric to the 'Vienna Conference on Autonomous Weapon Systems 2024: Humanity at the Crossroads'

Friday, May 3, 2024 - 10:30

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Sudan: Two ICRC drivers killed by gunmen

Thursday, May 2, 2024 - 20:45

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