How does the corporate sector contribute to humanitarian activities in Colombia?

How does the corporate sector contribute to humanitarian activities in Colombia?

ICRC has been working in Colombia for over four decades. The recent evolution of the context, in which peace negotiations are ongoing between the Colombian Government and the Revolutionary Armed ...

Messaging apps in the humanitarian sector: here’s how you can help

Messaging apps in the humanitarian sector: here’s how you can help

The Engine Room, Block Party and the ICRC are researching the futures of messaging apps in the humanitarian sector and invite you to help.

Conflict is bad for business – IMD Business School students get a taste of ICRC’s reality

Conflict is bad for business – IMD Business School students get a taste of ICRC’s reality

IMD Business School MBA class of 2016 comes to ICRCs headquarters to listen to President Peter Maurer talk about the state of the world and the growing importance for the ...

Transforming aid, one Humanitarian Impact Bond at a time!

Transforming aid, one Humanitarian Impact Bond at a time!

Last January, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, ICRC’s President Peter Maurer launched the Humanitarian Impact Bond (HIB). Since then we have been hard at work on this great ...

A fab lab for humanity is born: the Global Humanitarian Lab

A fab lab for humanity is born: the Global Humanitarian Lab

To solve humanitarian challenges with digital fabrication on a global scale: this is what the Global Humanitarian Lab vows to do. The newborn humanitarian organization was launched this morning at ...

Healthsites.io: Mapping with the crowd and cooperating to save lives

Healthsites.io: Mapping with the crowd and cooperating to save lives

Do you know which is the closest hospital to you right now? Do you know the exact location? Do you know what services they provide? Having this information at hand ...

Noncommunicable diseases: how are ICRC and Novartis tackling this issue together?

Noncommunicable diseases: how are ICRC and Novartis tackling this issue together?

Noncommunicable diseases are sometimes referred to as “a public catastrophe in slow motion”, and tackling the causes and the consequences have therefore become a priority for ICRC. Along with Novartis ...

The Humanitarian Tech Hub: A revolution in humanitarian and academic collaboration?

The Humanitarian Tech Hub: A revolution in humanitarian and academic collaboration?

The Humanitarian Tech Hub, an ambitious research and development programme by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), was ...