Mission of the International Review of the Red Cross
25-04-2005 Article, International Review of the Red Cross
The aim of the Review is to promote reflection on humanitarian law, policy and action in armed conflict and other situations of collective armed violence.
The International Review of the Red Cross is a periodical published by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
A specialized journal on humanitarian law, it endeavours to promote knowledge, critical analysis and development of this law and to contribute to the prevention of violations of rules protecting fundamental rights and values.
The Review also offers a forum for discussion on contemporary humanitarian action and for analysis of the causes and characteristics of conflicts in order to give a clearer insight into the humanitarian problems they generate.
The International Review of the Red Cross is intended for a wide readership, including governments, international governmental and non-governmental organizations, National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, academics, the media and all those interested in humanitarian issues.