Twenty years have passed since the adoption in Ottawa, Canada of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction, commonly known as the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention
Geneva (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has today handed out its forensic reports resulting from the work it carried out to identify the mortal remains of Argentine soldiers buried in Darwin cemetery.
Manila (ICRC) - Thousands of displaced families in central Mindanao’s Maguindanao province have been deprived of basic everyday necessities as intense fighting persists in the area.To help around 11,600 people in Shariff Saydona Mustapha municipality, the International Committee of the Red Cross...
(Geneva) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) today launches a new website - missingmigrants.icrc.org - calling global attention to the human stories behind the humanitarian tragedies of those who go missing along migration routes.The website is part of a concerted effort by the...
Beijing (ICRC) - A round table on The control of arms in international and domestic law: Legal and Policy Considerations , co-organized by the International committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the China Arms Control and Disarmament Association (CACDA), takes place in Beijing today.
An exhibition highlighting the anguish of families whose loved ones have been missing in connection with the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict was organized to mark 25 years of the ICRC’s presence in the region.
Dakar/Geneva (ICRC) - The precarious security situation in Africa's Sahel region is overshadowing a massive humanitarian crisis affecting 12 million people in five countries, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said today.Armed conflict, trans-national crime and climate hazards are...
The numbers associated with South Sudan’s violence reveal the level of brutality being carried out against civilians. Of the country’s population of 12 million, one in three residents has been displaced, while one in two is severely hungry and in need of food assistance.
35 years after the end of the conflict between Argentina and the United Kingdom, a forensics mission has just started on the islands.
For the next couple of months, scientists from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will collect DNA samples from the mortal remains of 123 unidentified Argentine soldiers buried in the Darwin cemetery.