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  • Overview: our partners

    Over the years the ICRC has been able to develop several ad hoc but long-term fundraising partnerships. Its partners come from a range of backgrounds and include public bodies, sports associations, businesses

    • 2013-12-18
    • Overview
  • Contemporary challenges for IHL

    In contemporary armed conflicts civilians are the primary victims of violations of IHL committed by both State and non-State parties. The nature of contemporary armed conflicts continues to provide challenges

    • 2013-02-05
    • Overview
  • Contemporary challenges to IHL – Privatization of war: overview

    In recent years, parties to armed conflicts have increasingly recruited private military and security companies (PMSCs) to undertake tasks traditionally carried out by the armed forces. The involvement of these

    • 2013-12-10
    • Overview
  • Events

    Find here the podcasts and outcomes of events organized at the Humanitarium in Geneva and abroad Events

    • 2013-04-26
    • Overview
  • Training opportunities on IHL

    Discover here the 8 modules of our French-speaking online course on IHL for non-specialised audiences. Training opportunities on IHL

    • 2013-04-25
    • Overview
  • Chemical and biological weapons

    The international community banned the use of chemical and biological weapons after World War I and reinforced the ban in 1972 and 1993 by prohibiting the development, production, stockpiling and transfer of

    • 2013-04-08
    • Overview
  • Nuclear weapons

    Since the first and only use of nuclear weapons in 1945, the international community has wrestled with the issue of how the law of war applies to such weapons. The International Red Cross and Red Crescent

    • 2013-12-19
    • Overview
  • Safer Access for all National Societies

    Today, National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies are facing new, more complex and evolving challenges when responding in sensitive and insecure contexts, including armed conflict and internal disturbances

    • 2013-11-05
    • Overview
  • Forensic Science and Humanitarian Action

    When people die during wars or disasters, or while migrating, their bodies must be handled respectfully and with dignity; and the remains of unknown individuals must be searched for, recovered and identified

    • 2013-08-28
    • Overview
  • The ICRC regional delegation in Yaoundé

    The ICRC regional delegation for Central Africa, based since 1992 in Yaoundé, Cameroon, promotes the implementation of international humanitarian law in Angola, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, the Republic

    • 2013-04-19
    • Overview
  • The ICRC regional delegation in Antananarivo

    The ICRC has been in working in Madagascar since 2002. In 2011 the ICRC opened a regional delegation for the Indian Ocean, covering the four island States of Madagascar, Comoros, Mauritius and the Seychelles

    • 2013-08-20
    • Overview
  • The ICRC regional delegation for Mali and Niger

    In Niger, the ICRC works mainly to relieve the effects of chronic food crises in areas previously affected by armed violence and inter-communal tensions. In Mali, the ICRC brings aid to people suffering the

    • 2013-02-13
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in Niger

    In Niger, the ICRC is helping people who have fled conflict in Mali, Nigeria and Libya, and residents who are suffering the consequences of these same conflicts. We are also aiding the victims of climate in

    • 2013-12-19
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in Somalia

    In Somalia, the ICRC, in close partnership with the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS), responds to the needs conflict victims, often aggravated by natural disasters. It provides emergency assistance, long-term

    • 2013-08-13
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in South Sudan

    In South Sudan, the ICRC works to prevent violations of international humanitarian law and supports hospital and physical-rehabilitation services. The organization helps conflict-affected communities to survive

    • 2013-02-13
    • Overview
  • The ICRC regional delegation in Tunis

    The Tunis regional delegation covers Tunisia and Morocco/Western Sahara. Its main activities are visits to detainees in Tunisia, dealing with the humanitarian consequences of the Western Sahara conflict

    • 2013-08-15
    • Overview
  • The ICRC regional delegation in Harare

    The Harare regional delegation covers Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It has existed in its current form since 1981, although the ICRC has been active in southern Africa since 1959, protecting

    • 2013-04-11
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in Australia

    The ICRC Australia Mission works to foster support for the ICRC's global operations and to promote international humanitarian law (IHL) and universal humanitarian principles. The ICRC’s presence in Australia

    • 2013-10-21
    • Overview
  • The ICRC regional delegation in New Delhi

    The ICRC worked in India at the time of partition (1947-1948) and in the conflicts between India and Pakistan (1965 and 1971). We established a regional delegation in New Delhi in 1982, today covering India

    • 2013-10-02
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in Myanmar

    The ICRC works with the Myanmar Red Cross Society to provide basic but vital assistance to people affected by inter-communal violence in Rakhine State. Following a successful pilot visit in January 2013, the

    • 2013-02-18
    • Overview
  • The ICRC in Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan

    Since 1992, the ICRC has been supporting the authorities in Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan in promoting IHL and other humanitarian norms and their integration into national legislation

    • 2013-06-19
    • Overview
  • Foundations, funds and trusts at the ICRC

    Foundations, funds and trusts at the ICRC Foundations, funds and trusts at the ICRC Foundations, funds and trusts at the ICRC

    • 2013-11-27
    • Overview
  • Support from the corporate sector: overview

    Support from the corporate sector: overview Support from the corporate sector: overview A mutually beneficial partnership Advantages for companies that participate in humanitarian action by supporting the ICRC

    • 2013-11-27
    • Overview
  • E-Learning on IHL

    Discover here the 8 modules of our French-speaking online course on IHL for non-specialised audiences. E-Learning on IHL

    • 2013-04-25
    • Overview
  • Arms availability

    In many conflict zones, civilians live in fear of being killed, injured, sexually abused or forced to leave their homes. In these instances, Arms availability In many conflict zones, civilians live in fear of

    • 2013-04-30
    • Overview

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