China: Humanitarian principles and practices, ICRC's perspective on emergency management

  • On Nov. 27th, 2017, Vincent Raymond Ochilet, Deputy Head of the ICRC Regional Delegation for East Asia gives opening remarks during an emergency management training session at the Chinese Academy of Governance (CAG) in Beijing. “The ICRC’s experience in conflict zones is unique,” he said “We hope our experience will inspire the trainees’ thinking and behavior when engaging on humanitarian action.”
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  • On Nov. 27th, 2017, Guo Yang, Senior Political Adviser of the ICRC Delegation for East Asia, briefs participants on the origin of the international Red Cross and Red Crescent movement during an emergency management training at CAG in Beijing.
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  • On Nov. 27th, 2017, Andrew Gardiner, Senior Livelihood Advisor, ICRC Delegation for East Asia, briefs participants on practices of economic security during an emergency management training at CAG in Beijing.
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  • On Nov. 27th, 2017, Dr. Paul Bouvier, ICRC Senior Medical Advisor, briefs participants on the ethics and dilemmas in humanitarian action during an emergency management training at CAG in Beijing.
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  • On Nov.28th, 2017, during an emergency management training at CAG in Beijing, Julian Jones, Regional WatHab Coordinator (Asia-Pacific) of the ICRC, briefs participants on the ICRC’s water and habitat activities around the world. He also brought participants attention to the importance of responding to conflicts in cities.
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  • From Nov. 27th-28th, 2017, participants interact with ICRC speakers after their presentations during the emergency management training at CAG in Beijing.
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08 December 2017

Delegates from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) briefed participants about humanitarian principles and practices on Nov. 27th and 28th during an Emergency Management Training Session at the Chinese Academy of Governance (CAG) in Beijing.

The training gathered 41 participants, including lecturers and professors from the Academy of Governance across the country as well as staff of the Blue Sky Rescue Team, one of the biggest civil rescue teams in China.

Cooperation between the ICRC and CAG dated back to 2015 when the two Institutions co-organized an international seminar on "Jointly Addressing Challenges to Humanitarian Aid".