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The ICRC delegate: an exceptional humanitarian player?

31-03-2007 Article, International Review of the Red Cross, No. 865, by Brigitte Troyon, Daniel Palmieri

"What is an ICRC delegate?" Highlighting the extraordinary and singular nature of this humanitarian player from an insider and a public point of view, the authors attempt to give the reader the key to unveil and discover this peculiar profession.

   

Brigitte Troyon is Deputy Director for International Law and Co-operation within the Movement.
Daniel Palmieri is Historical Research Officer at the International   Committee of the Red Cross. 

 
Abstract 
‘‘What is an ICRC delegate?’’ Here, in a sentence, is the focus of this article. Going through the in-house perception, which highlights the extraordinary and singular nature of this humanitarian player, and through the view of the public, which oscillates between the missionary of humanity and the mere holder of a temporary job, the authors attempt to give the reader the key to unveil and discover this peculiar profession.  

   
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