Disseminating international humanitarian law in Colombia Dissemination is everyone's job — a firsthand report by an ICRC delegate

31 August 1997 Roland Bigler

A "one-man show" — in other words, going it alone. Living a fringe existence within the ICRC delegation, having knowledge at one's fingertips and spreading it oneself: that was how many of the dissemination delegates in the ICRC thought of themselves, and to some extent this image did match reality. And yet...

About the author

Roland Bigler
ICRC delegate

His last mission was in Bogota, Colombia, where he worked as ICRC delegation coordinator for dissemination and communication.