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Ethics and politics of humanitarian action – high-level panel discussion

29-08-2013 Event

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary celebrations of the ICRC, the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and the ICRC convened a high-level conference on the challenges that lie ahead for humanitarian action. Watch the video from this event on the ICRC YouTube channel.

Event Info

Where: ICRC YouTube channel
Time:17:00 -19:00 GMT +2

When: 12.09.2013

Welcome and introduction by Ambassador Alexandre Fasel, Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the United Nations, and Mr Peter Maurer, President of the ICRC.   

Panel discussion with:

  • Kristalina Georgieva, European Commissioner for Int’l Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response
  • António Guterres, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
  • Mukesh Kapila, Prof. of Global Health and Humanitarian Affairs, University of Manchester
  • Peter Maurer, President of the ICRC

Panellists will be joined by humanitarian practitioners directly from the field via a web connection.


See also :  La Suisse célèbre le 150e anniversaire du Comité International de la Croix Rouge en 2013, website of Switzerland's Federal Authorities.