Interview of ICRC economic adviser Claude Voillat

29 June 2018

Claude Voillat, Economic Adviser of the International Committee of the Red Cross, was interviewed during his visit in Beijing, China this April. He answered the following questions: Why is the ICRC engaging with business sector on security issues? What experiences and knowledge can the ICRC share with Chinese enterprises in the context of the Belt & Road Initiative? Does international humanitarian law provide protection to business actors? Why are the private military and security industry a concern for the ICRC? What materials developed by the ICRC are available for the private sector?