Speech by ICRC President Peter Maurer, High Level Syria Crisis Ministerial Event, United Nations General Assembly, 72nd session.

First published: 21 September 2017

Throughout the long years of conflict in Syria, the ICRC has been present, working in close proximity to people: to understand their needs and challenges, and to adapt our response in the light of their changing needs.

We’ve worked closely with our dedicated colleagues in the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, bringing food, water, shelter and medicine whenever we can.


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