Canada and the USA: News and Notes, August 2009

31-08-2009 Field Newsletter

We say good-bye to head of delegation Geoff Loane, who is about to take over as head of the ICRC's London office. We also say good-bye to Michael Khambatta, deputy head of delegation since 2007. At the same time, we extend a warm welcome to Mary Werntz, incoming head of delegation. Also in this issue: the ICRC's celebrations in honour of the 60th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions, the second round of research on attitudes toward international humanitarian law, the ICRC in Afghanistan and the work of the ICRC's delegates to the armed forces.

 In this issue:  

  • Happy 60th Anniversary Geneva Conventions!

  • Interview with Geoff Loane, Head of ICRC Regional Delegation for the United States and Canada

  • Afghanistan: Caring for Civilians Caught Up in Conflict

  • The ICRC's Delegates to the U.S. Armed Forces

  • There's an App for That
    ... and the latest ICRC news from around the globe.

  ICRC Canada/USA Field Newsletter, August 2009  

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