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Focus on the past – “new” photos unveiled on the ICRC’s audiovisual archives portal

Focus on the past – “new” photos unveiled on the ICRC’s audiovisual archives portal

Several thousand slides and negatives, although digitized, have not been described until now and have therefore never been published on the online portal. The aim of this publication is to ...

A Quarter of a Century in the ICRC Film Archives

A Quarter of a Century in the ICRC Film Archives

On the eve of her retirement after twenty-five years on the job, the archivist in charge of the ICRC film archives shares her personal impressions on the profession’s evolution during ...

New research guide: Funds and Medals

New research guide: Funds and Medals

Funds and medals of the ICRC and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement: resources available online

Preserving humanity in warfare. The role of archival resources in advancing international humanitarian law

Preserving humanity in warfare. The role of archival resources in advancing international humanitarian law

What are the sources of IHL? Who are those consulting these sources? For what purpose? What do they produce? How was IHL developed and created? Why does it matter?

An ICRC delegate alone at the heart of the Greco-Turkish War (1919-1923)

An ICRC delegate alone at the heart of the Greco-Turkish War (1919-1923)

Maurice Gehri, an ICRC delegate, is sent to Anatolia in May 1921 to participate in a mission of inquiry into atrocities and massacres of Muslim populations. Left to his own ...

The Red Cross was there – operations on the Asian continent

The Red Cross was there – operations on the Asian continent

Through its humanitarian action during armed conflicts, the international Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement has witnessed pivotal moments in the contemporary history. Its photographic and sound archives keep track ...

ICRC action during the Algerian War of Independence (1954-1962)

ICRC action during the Algerian War of Independence (1954-1962)

All public sources on ICRC action during the Algerian War of Independence compiled on one page.

A perilous journey across the Atlantic, part 2

A perilous journey across the Atlantic, part 2

Discover the story of the third passenger of the Afric Star.