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ICRC information kit

20-11-2009 Publication Ref. INFO.K

This information kit consists of the following introductory materials: Discover the ICRC; The Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent; International humanitarian law: Answers to your questions; Emblems of Humanity.

The kit contains the following publications, all of which you can order seperately:

Discover the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) : A detailed introduction to the ICRC's work, it explains what the ICRC is, how it came into being and what it does.   

The Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent : This brochure explains the principles that guide the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement's efforts to alleviate human suffering.   

International humanitarian law: Answers to your questions : The ideal introduction to international humanitarian law, it explores how even in war there are limits: on the conduct of war and on the behaviour of combatants. It is accessible to all readers interested in both the origins and the modern-day application of the law.   

Emblems of Humanity : A detailed guide to the origin and use of the emblems: the red cross, the red crescent and the red crystal.


  • Copyright: ICRC
  • Release year: 2009
  • Production locations: Geneva
  • Languages available: English, French, German
  • Type of product: Book
  • Price: Free of charge
  • Reference: INFO.K