Beijing (ICRC) - Law students from 18 countries across the Asia-Pacific region are testing their knowledge of international humanitarian law (IHL) at the 16th Red Cross regional IHL Moot Court Competition in Hong Kong from March 7th to 10th.
Although armed confrontations in Colombia have decreased significantly since the Peace Agreement between the Colombian government and the Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces' People's Army (FARC-EP), the armed conflict continues
Sana'a/Geneva (ICRC) - As fighting along Yemen's Red Sea coast continues, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is urging all parties to the conflict to protect and respect the city of Zabid, a World Heritage Site that has the highest concentration of mosques in Yemen.
Geneva/Munich (ICRC) - As Libya enters its eighth year of conflict, the humanitarian situation of the population is relentlessly deteriorating amid persistent armed conflict, violence and insecurity, the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said today after a three-day...
Abuja/Geneva (ICRC) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) today facilitated the handover from the armed opposition to the Nigerian military of 10 women police officers and three university professors.This operation in north-east Nigeria, with the ICRC acting as a neutral...
Geneva (ICRC) – The 12th meeting of the coordination mechanism seeking to account for people who went missing in connection with the conflicts of the 1990s and August 2008 and their aftermath took place today in Ergneti. The meeting was chaired by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in its capacity as a neutral intermediary.
Sana'a/Geneva (ICRC) – Thousands of Yemenis with kidney failure are at risk of dying unless the country's remaining dialysis centres receive more supplies and its medical staff are paid, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said Tuesday.
2017 was an extremely difficult year for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Afghanistan. After 30 years of continuous presence in the country, a series of consecutive attacks on its staff in less than 9 months forced the ICRC to suspend and, at a later stage, to reduce part of its activities, particularly in the North of the country.
Despite the challenges, and the need to temporarily put on hold some of its activities in order to find ways to limit the exposure of its teams to security risks, in 2017 the ICRC continued assisting people affected by conflict.