ICRC Rules on Personal Data Protection

29 August 2017
ICRC Rules on Personal Data Protection
Reference 4261
Category Publication
Language English
French

Safeguarding the personal data of individuals, particularly in testing conditions, such as armed conflicts and other humanitarian emergencies, is an essential aspect of protecting people’s lives, their physical and mental integrity, and their dignity – which makes it a matter of fundamental importance for the ICRC.

It touches all areas of its activity, whether operational or administrative. As a result, the ICRC has adopted the following set of rules for protecting personal data, which will also enable it to remain at the forefront of international humanitarian action, even in the most challenging circumstances.

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