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Resolutions of the Diplomatic Conference. Geneva, 12 August 1949.
Whereas the Geneva Conventions require the International Committee of the Red Cross to be ready at all times and in all circumstances to fulfil the humanitarian tasks entrusted to it by these Conventions,
the Conference recognizes the necessity of providing regular financial support for the International Committee of the Red Cross.