Mexico Annual Report 2019
In the spotlight:
By Jordi Raich, head of the regional delegation for Mexico and Central America
By Martienus De Boer, deputy head of the regional delegation for Mexico and Central America
Introduction:The ICRC is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance. The ICRC also endeavours to prevent suffering and improve respect for people's fundamental rights by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.
The ICRC also works with the security forces to promote and integrate international norms and standards in their law enforcement operations and raise awareness of various humanitarian issues.