The ICRC, established in 1863, works worldwide to provide humanitarian help for people affected by conflict and armed violence and to promote the laws that protect victims of war. About the International
The ICRC Directorate is the organization's executive body. Its members are appointed by the Assembly for four-year terms.
The new Directorate took up its duties on 1 July 2006. The ICRC Directorate is the
Geneva (ICRC) – At its Assembly meeting of 11 November, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) appointed Yves Daccord to the post of director-general. ICRC appoints new director-general 12-11-2009