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  • ICRC Corporate Support Group: Credit Suisse

    ICRC Corporate Support Group: Credit Suisse ICRC Corporate Support Group: Credit Suisse

    • 2012-02-20
    • Overview
  • ICRC Corporate Support Group: Holcim Ltd

    ICRC Corporate Support Group: Holcim Ltd Holcim is the first company from the building materials industry to join the ICRC Corporate Support Group. Since 2010, Holcim and the ICRC have been sharing their

    • 2012-02-16
    • Overview
  • ICRC Corporate Support Group: F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd

    ICRC Corporate Support Group: F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd Impact of ICRC operations co-financed by F. Hoffmann-La Roche Impact of ICRC activities co-financed by F. Hoffmann-La Roche Burundi, 2010 Women Children

    • 2012-02-20
    • Overview
  • ICRC Corporate Support Group: Swiss Re

    ICRC Corporate Support Group: Swiss Re Swiss Re has been a member of the ICRC Corporate Support Group from its inception in 2005, making a substantial contribution to the ICRC’s daily operations through

    • 2012-04-12
    • Overview
  • Contemporary challenges to IHL – Occupation: overview

    Under IHL, there is occupation when a State exercises an unconsented-to effective control over a territory on which it has no sovereign title. Article 42 of The Hague Regulations of 1907 defines occupation as

    • 2012-06-11
    • Overview
  • National committees

    National Committees for the implementation of international humanitarian law (IHL) exist in many countries to advise and assist governments in implementing and spreading knowledge of IHL. Setting up such

    • 2012-05-01
    • Overview
  • Overview: mine action

    Even after a conflict ends, mines and such ‘explosive remnants of war’ as unexploded bombs, shells and cluster-munition bomblets continue to kill and maim. This deadly problem has a name: weapon contamination

    • 2012-03-01
    • Overview
  • The ICRC regional delegation in Côte d'Ivoire

    The ICRC delegation in Abidjan covers Côte d'Ivoire, Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana and Togo. It helps displaced persons in Côte d'Ivoire and Malian refugees in Burkina Faso. In all the countries covered, the ICRC

    • 2012-07-16
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in Uganda

    The ICRC in Uganda focuses on activities in favour of refugees and detainees, ensuring access to water and sanitation (in collaboration with the Uganda Red Cross Society— URCS) and supporting the integration

    • 2012-05-23
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in Haiti

    The Port-au-Prince delegation covers Haiti and the Dominican Republic. In Haiti, its main humanitarian activities are visiting detainees and aiding the Haitian Red Cross and other Movement partners in the safe

    • 2012-11-15
    • Overview
  • The ICRC regional delegation in Lima

    The regional delegation in Lima coordinates the ICRC's activities in Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru. It closely monitors the humanitarian consequences of past and present conflicts in the region, visits detainees

    • 2012-10-01
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in Bangladesh

    In Bangladesh, the ICRC seeks to protect and assist people affected by collective and organized armed violence. It promotes awareness and implementation of international humanitarian law (IHL) among authorities

    • 2012-09-25
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in Armenia

    In Armenia, the ICRC focuses on helping missing persons and their families, mine victims and the communities living along the international border with Azerbaijan. The organization also visits detainees held

    • 2012-06-07
    • Overview
  • ICRC headquarters, Geneva

    ICRC headquarters in Geneva supports the delegations that carry out our humanitarian work from around 80 delegations worldwide. Geneva also manages the ICRC's role of advocate and defender of international

    • 2012-06-13
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in Egypt

    The ICRC’s long-established delegation in Egypt builds on the country’s unique position in the Arab world to promote respect for international humanitarian law and its national implementation in the 22 member

    • 2012-03-15
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in Israel and the occupied territories

    The ICRC started work in Israel and the occupied territories in 1948, following the first Israeli-Arab conflict. Its presence became permanent in the aftermath of the 1967 war. The ICRC repeatedly reminds

    • 2012-03-01
    • Overview
  • Sustainable development at the ICRC

    Sustainable development can be defined as Sustainable development at the ICRC Sustainable development can be defined as "development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of

    • 2012-06-03
    • Overview
  • ICRC Corporate Support Group: ABB Asea Brown Boveri Ltd

    ICRC Corporate Support Group: ABB Asea Brown Boveri Ltd ICRC Corporate Support Group: ABB Asea Brown Boveri Ltd

    • 2012-02-13
    • Overview
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    on a sufficient number of qualified personnel to support and conduct its operations. More than 1,400 people, both specialized staff and delegates, are currently on field missions for the ICRC across the globe

    • 2012-07-12
    • Overview
  • Domestic Law

    For the treaties of IHL to be universally accepted, they must be formally adopted by all States through ratification or accession. States must then enact national legislation and take practical measures in

    • 2012-05-01
    • Overview
  • Anti-personnel mines

    Wars should end when the fighting stops. Yet anti-personnel mines kill and maim long after conflicts are over. Anti-personnel mines cannot distinguish between civilians and soldiers. They continue to kill and

    • 2012-11-15
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in Ethiopia and the African Union

    The ICRC delegation in Ethiopia focuses its work on the protection of detainees, the restoration of family links and the physical rehabilitation of disabled people. Enhancing its close partnership with the

    • 2012-05-14
    • Overview
  • The ICRC regional delegation in Nairobi

    The ICRC regional delegation in Nairobi promotes international humanitarian law (IHL) and carries out humanitarian activities in Kenya, Djibouti and Tanzania. It is an important logistical centre for ICRC

    • 2012-03-26
    • Overview
  • The ICRC regional delegation in Pretoria

    The ICRC delegation in Pretoria monitors the humanitarian situation in South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana and Swaziland. It promotes international humanitarian law, helps restore family links for civilian victims

    • 2012-05-07
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in Colombia

    Colombia is the largest ICRC operation in the Americas. The ICRC's work in Colombia involves protecting civilians, assisting displaced persons and conflict-affected communities, helping people affected by

    • 2012-02-15
    • Overview

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