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The ICRC and the protection of prisoners of war: highlights from the ICRC Library’s collections

The ICRC and the protection of prisoners of war: highlights from the ICRC Library’s collections

Following the recent launch of the updated ICRC Commentary on the Third Geneva Convention, we’re travelling back in time to retrace the parallel development of the ICRC’s action and IHL ...

New research guide on the ICRC’s Central Tracing Agency

New research guide on the ICRC’s Central Tracing Agency

Initially, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was founded in 1863 with the mission to improve the care and protection of sick and injured soldiers in war. From ...

The long trip of an Italian prisoner of war

The long trip of an Italian prisoner of war

Find out the long trip of an Italian prisoner of war during the Second World War.

Hugo Pratt and ICRC in Ethiopia

Hugo Pratt and ICRC in Ethiopia

Find out how Hugo Pratt,  author of Corto Maltese, meet the ICRC delegates during the Second World War.

Locked-down because of Covid-19? Access our resources online!

Locked-down because of Covid-19? Access our resources online!

Everything you need to search our archives and library collections online and contact us remotely.