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Our world. Your move. Events in China.

28-10-2009 Event

Event Info

Where: Geneva


  Chinese Red Cross executive vice president Jiang Yiman and ICRC head of delegation Thierry Meyrat with two Red Cross volunteers, who received copies of the book.    
   Revised Chinese translation of  A Memory of Solferino  

The ICRC organized several exhibitions throughout China as part of the Our World. Your Move. campaign. On 22 June it opened the Our World – At War photo exhibition at Capital Library, Beijing, in cooperation with the Beijing Branch of the Chinese Red Cross, the Swiss embassy and MR Gallery. During the opening ceremony, the organization launched the revised Chinese edition of Henri Dunant's book A Memory of Solferino jointly with the Chinese Red Cross.


  The symposium to mark the 60th anniversary of the 1949 Geneva Conventions drew a wide audience.    
   Symposium to mark the 60th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions  

On 12 August, the Chinese IHL Committee and the ICRC jointly convened a one-day symposium in Beijing to mark t he 60th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions. The event was attended by senior representatives of the IHL Committee’s member bodies, including the ministry of foreign affairs, the Chinese Red Cross, the ministry of justice, the ministry of education and the army. Other participants included the Swiss embassy, UNESCO and the ICRC, together with legal experts from universities throughout China.


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