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India is a Lively and Innovative Country: Christine Beerli

India is a Lively and Innovative Country: Christine Beerli

Christine Beerli, the Vice President of the ICRC, was in India 4-7 December 2017 to attend the International Conference on the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) and to interact ...

‘Water as an Instrument of Peace and Cooperation’

‘Water as an Instrument of Peace and Cooperation’

The strengthening of international humanitarian law and trans-boundary water cooperation requires practical and collaborative measures.

EM2 Teams Ready to Co-Create Disability Solutions in Bengaluru and London

EM2 Teams Ready to Co-Create Disability Solutions in Bengaluru and London

For two weeks starting 5 December the innovators will get down to creating new solutions in the form of devices, processes and services for persons with disabilities.

Journalists from Malayala Manorama, Hindustan Times bag PII-ICRC Awards

Journalists from Malayala Manorama, Hindustan Times bag PII-ICRC Awards

Mahesh Gupthan, chief reporter, Malayala Manorama, Thiruvananthapuram, bagged the first prize for his article ‘They Are Also Our Pet Children’ at the 11th edition of the PII-ICRC Annual Awards.

Virender Sehwag Bats for Wheelchair Basketball as Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu Win Championship

Virender Sehwag Bats for Wheelchair Basketball as Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu Win Championship

The atmosphere at the finals of the National Wheelchair Basketball Championship in Hyderabad was electrifying as Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu lifted the winners’ trophies in the men’s and women’s categories.

Enable Makeathon – Vote for the Teams and Back their Innovation

Enable Makeathon – Vote for the Teams and Back their Innovation

Help us select three more teams for the co-creation camps to be held in Bengaluru and London in December.

Glimpse of the ICRC’s Humanitarian Assistance around the Globe

Glimpse of the ICRC’s Humanitarian Assistance around the Globe

The ICRC staff around the world works to provide relief to communities affected by crises. In some places, there is need for clean drinking water while in other places the ...

ICRC Invites Applications for Enable Makeathon 2.0

ICRC Invites Applications for Enable Makeathon 2.0

The ICRC and its partners invite persons with disabilities, designers, engineers, humanitarians and entrepreneurs to join forces for ‘Enable Makeathon 2’ and develop affordable assistive solutions for persons with disabilities.

South Asia Experts to Discuss Protection of Cultural Property during Armed Conflict

South Asia Experts to Discuss Protection of Cultural Property during Armed Conflict

The 7th South Asian Regional Conference on International Humanitarian Law, jointly organized by the government of Nepal and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), will be held in ...

South Asia Meet in Colombo on IHL

South Asia Meet in Colombo on IHL

More than 40 participants from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Iran came together to study international humanitarian law.

PII-ICRC Awards 2017: Entries invited

PII-ICRC Awards 2017: Entries invited

The theme for this year is ‘Living with Disability – Triumphs and Challenges’. The top three entries in each category would receive ₹60,000, ₹40,000 and ₹25,000 respectively.

Iraq, Syria and Yemen: Five Times More Civilians Die in City Offensives, New Report Finds

Iraq, Syria and Yemen: Five Times More Civilians Die in City Offensives, New Report Finds

A new ICRC report, called ‘I Saw My City Die‘, reveals five times more civilians die in offensives carried out in cities than in other battles.

Reflections on the Birth of the (new) Bhutan Red Cross Society

Reflections on the Birth of the (new) Bhutan Red Cross Society

Nestled in the Himalayas, sitting between India and China, the Kingdom of Bhutan is one of the least populous and most stunning nations in South Asia.  The 8th May 2017 ...

“I Will Come Back… More Confident” – Marmendu’s Story Two Years On from Nepal Earthquake

“I Will Come Back… More Confident” – Marmendu’s Story Two Years On from Nepal Earthquake

Two years ago, Marmendu Tamang’s world changed in just a few minutes. Today, she talks of this being end of life as she knew it but also as a new beginning ...

The Four Things We Must Do to Reduce Suffering in Syria

The Four Things We Must Do to Reduce Suffering in Syria

Peter Maurer, ICRC President: The scenes that my colleagues witnessed in Aleppo were truly heart-breaking. A family of six orphan children wandering around the bombed-out landscape, lost. The eldest: a ...

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