ICRC Prevention Policy

12 June 2010
ICRC Prevention Policy
Reference 4019
Category Publication
Language English

In line with its mandate, the ICRC endeavours to prevent the suffering caused by armed conflict, notably through the promotion of international humanitarian law.

This publication – intended for use primarily by ICRC decision-makers – offers practical guidelines for carrying out prevention work. It discusses approaches, principles, criteria and strategic considerations regarding prevention activities, as well as "best practices".

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