Project on the Interface between Buddhism and IHL

Project on the Interface between Buddhism and IHL

This project on Buddhism and IHL does not merely explore correspondences, but also investigates how Buddhism might help to reduce suffering during armed conflict on its own terms.

Faith in Humanity Film

Faith in Humanity Film

The ICRC engages worldwide with religious scholars, academics, humanitarian workers and other segments of civil society to explore correspondences between humanitarian principles and religious teachings. This film is a contribution ...

Muslim Scholars Present Their Perspectives on Islamic Law and IHL

Muslim Scholars Present Their Perspectives on Islamic Law and IHL

In this series of videos, eight Muslim scholars from around the world present their perspectives on topics related to Islamic law and International Humanitarian Law (IHL).

Asia Regional Conference on Humanitarian Negotiation and Access

Asia Regional Conference on Humanitarian Negotiation and Access

From 8 to 9 March 2018, over 120 participants from 18 countries gathered in Jakarta, Indonesia for the Regional Conference on Humanitarian Action and Negotiation in Asia.

A Buddhist Perspective on the Treatment of Prisoners of War

A Buddhist Perspective on the Treatment of Prisoners of War

This year the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) launched an updated Commentary on the Third Geneva Convention which regulates the treatment of prisoners of war.

Refreshing Humanitarian Action Conference

Refreshing Humanitarian Action Conference

Humanitarian aid is no longer dominated by Western donors and international aid agencies. Dealing with disasters, bringing relief to war zones, etc. all involve local, national and regional bodies.