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.
Geneva (ICRC) - Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), is attending the World Economic Forum in Davos to discuss pressing humanitarian issues in an increasingly digitalized and interconnected yet fractured world.Mr.
Kyiv (ICRC) - Today, more than 300 detainees held in connection with the conflict in Ukraine were released with the participation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The operation, which took place near the town of Maiorsk, is the largest since the beginning of the conflict.
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.
(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...
It is 20 years since the Ottawa Convention banning anti-personnel landmines was adopted, but the legacy of these devastating weapons lives on. Landmines need just an instant to create a catastrophic injury that lasts a lifetime. And for decades, landmines were used in huge numbers, all over the world. In the years before the Convention, Erik Tollefsen, the ICRC’s head of Weapons Contamination, remembers mine clearance as an almost hopeless task.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has asked its donors for more than 2 billion Swiss Francs to fund its field operations in 2018, to assist and protect millions of people affected by conflict and other situations of violence.
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.