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Mozambique: Helping communities affected by armed violence rebuild their lives

Photo gallery | The ICRC recently distributed essential household items, seeds and farming tools in Piro village, Gorongosa district.

Malaysia: 14th National IHL Moot Court Competition

Article | The team from Universiti Teknologi Mara lifted the winner's trophy at the IHL Moot Court Competition recently organized by the ICRC in partnership with the International Islamic University Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Nepal: Experts in South Asia discuss protection of cultural property during armed conflict at regional IHL meet

Video | Government representatives from nine countries participated in the Seventh South Asian Conference on International Humanitarian Law to discuss and deliberate on key issues related to "Protection of Cultural Property and Armed Conflict".

Traineeship in the Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Service

Article | PURPOSE OF THE TRAINEESHIPThe Mental Health and Psychosocial Sub Unit is opening a traineeship position to develop data collection tools and to assist the current team in the harmonization of MHPSS field programs.The Mental Health and Psychos

CHINA: Experts discuss the control of arms in international and domestic law

News release | Beijing – A round table on "The control of arms in international and domestic law: Legal and Policy Considerations", co-organized by the International committee of the Red Cross and the China Arms Control and Disarmament Association (CA

Cairo: Building emergency response teams

Article | Members of the Libyan Red Crescent Society , with support from the ICRC Libya and Cairo delegations, visited Egypt for a peer-to-peer experience exchange with the Egyptian Red Crescent Society .

Engagement with the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in Southeast Asia

Statement | The Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement – comprised of 190 Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the International Committee of the Red Cross – reaffirms

ASEAN Statement “Engagement with the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies”

Statement | The Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement – comprised of 190 Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the International Committee of the Red Cross – reaffirms

Yemen: Border closure shuts down water, sewage systems, raising cholera risk

News release | With imports of fuel and other essential goods at a standstill for the past ten days, three Yemeni cities had to stop providing clean water in recent days, putting close to one million people at risk of a renewed cholera outbreak and other water-born

Pakistan: Stranded in Somalia, fishermen finally return home

Article | A fisherman himself, 88-year-old Jamal knew that the seas could be unpredictable. So, when his son Ali, who had left with six other fishermen, did not return around the expected date, Jamal did not immediately panic.

Ukraine: Lending a heart to detainees’ health

Article | Keeping in mind the high heart disease-related deaths in Ukraine’s prisons, a programme to allow for effective treatment of cardiac patients in detention.

Traineeship in Digital Marketing

Article | The post holder will work in the Digital Communication unit and provide assistance to the Digital Marketing Manager.

Traineeship in the Learning & Development Division

Article | The Global LnD team contributes to the ICRC's operations by offering institutional learning and development paths which support all staff members to effectively and efficiently take on their present and future roles.

Expert Meeting on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems

Statement | The International Committee of the Red Cross welcomes this first meeting of the Group of Governmental Experts on "Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems".

Meet the psychologist helping people heal in Ukraine

Video | Farhana Javid, a mental health delegate from India, counsels people suffering from distress caused by the conflict in Sloviansk,eastern Ukraine.

Meet the psychologist helping people heal in Ukraine

Video | Farhana Javid, a mental health delegate from India, counsels people suffering from distress caused by the conflict in eastern Ukraine, Sloviansk

Evacuations, a vital lifeline for gunshot wounded South Sudanese

Photo gallery | The ICRC evacuates weapon wounded people across South Sudan and brings them to hospitals so that they can receive medical care.

Sahel: Security concerns obscuring five-country humanitarian emergency

News release | Dakar/Geneva – The precarious security situation in Africa's Sahel region is overshadowing a massive humanitarian crisis affecting 12 million people in five countries, the International Committee of the Red Cross said today.Armed confli

China: Afghan Wheelchair Basketball Team at 2017 IWBF Championships

Video | The Afghan National Wheelchair Basketball team, sponsored by the International Committee of the Red Cross, participated in the 2017 IWBF Asia Oceania Championships from Oct. 21st -29th, 2017 in Beijing.

Ukraine: Another winter on the frontline

News release | Kyiv – With cold weather approaching, the International Committee of the Red Cross has increased its assistance to people still badly affected by the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine.

Nigeria: Capturing hope in the face of despair

Photo gallery | Life through the eyes of kids in Nigeria’s Prison Waterfront

Rwanda: Future lawyers square up in simulated war-crimes trial

News release | On 13th and 14th November 2017, law students from around the country will square up in the second National Moot Court Competition on the law governing armed conflict, known as the International Humanitarian Law .The competition will consist of f

Shaping the future of the world’s largest humanitarian movement

News release | A major conference has adopted a series of measures that will shape the efforts of the world's largest humanitarian movement to respond to the needs of people affected by crises.

Pains and Gains: Afghan Wheelchair Basketball Team at 2017 IWBF Championships

Video | The Afghan National Wheelchair Basketball team, sponsored by the International Committee of the Red Cross, participated in the 2017 IWBF Asia Oceania Championships from Oct. 21st -29th, 2017 in Beijing.

Georgia/Abkhazia: Homecoming for the missing, closure for their loved ones

Article | Ending two decades of uncertainty of some of the families of those missing in connection with the 1992–93 armed conflict in Abkhazia

A new tool to protect health-care facilities

Article | A new tool to help hospitals and health-care facilities prepare for attacks against them and improve the safety and security.

Pains and Gains: Afghan Wheelchair Basketballers Roll beyond Bounds

Photo gallery | The Afghan National Wheelchair Basketball team, sponsored by the International Committee of the Red Cross, participated in the 2017 IWBF Asia Oceania Championships from Oct. 21st -29th, 2017 in Beijing.

Humanity Knows No Borders: ICRC Participates in International Charity Sale

Photo gallery | The International Committee of the Red Cross participated in the 9th “Love Knows No Borders” International Charity Sale held in Beijing on 29 October 2017.

Yemen: An urgent call to keep borders open for health, medical supplies

News release | Geneva/Sana'a – The International Committee of the Red Cross is urgently calling for Yemen's air, sea and land borders to be kept open to allow vital humanitarian supplies to enter the country."Humanitarian supply lines to Yemen must re

Life as a war surgeon in South Sudan

Article | Slobodan has been working with the ICRC since 2014 but still runs his own medical practice in Serbia. Born in 1967, he's a keen marathon runner and has long practised meditation.

Choosing humanity: new video and online game challenge us to confront how numb we have become to abuses to the rules of war

News release | Geneva - The ICRC this week launches a new phase in its public awareness campaign on the need and relevance of the laws of war.Today a hard-hitting video shockingly reminds us that in times of war, civilian casualties are the result of choices

Slobodan – life as a war surgeon in South Sudan

Article | Slobodan has been working with the ICRC since 2014 but still runs his own medical practice in Serbia. Born in 1967, he's a keen marathon runner and has long practised meditation.

Malaysia: IHL comes alive at 3rd IHL Role Play Competition

Article | For three days, 13 teams from eight universities tested their knowledge of international humanitarian law in fictional armed conflict and other scenarios put together during the 3rd IHL Role Play Competition.

Scaling up the humanitarian response in Bangladesh

Video | Since August 2017, more than 600.000 people have crossed into Bangladesh from Myanmar fleeing violence in Rakhine State. After walking for several days or taking a boat, they often arrive exhausted and traumatized in the camps in Cox's Bazar.

My message to the Movement: It’s time to awaken the giant.

Article | In a world where faith in institutions is rapidly evaporating, great trust is placed in our hands: in the symbols of the red cross and red crescent and in the neutral, impartial, independent humanitarian action that brings them to life.

Al-Bironey: "I felt that I hadn’t seen Khartoum in 100 years"

Video | A Sudanese ex-detainee held by an armed group speaks about his experience.

Central African Republic: ICRC condemns killing of staff member

News release | Bangui/Geneva – The International Committee of the Red Cross is shocked and saddened by the killing of one of its staff in the Central African Republic.

Working for the ICRC: Forensic specialist

Video | People go missing during wars, natural disasters and migration.

ICRC hands over 3 physical rehab centres to Indus Hospital Network

Article | Three years after they were set up, three physical rehabilitation centres have been handed over to the Indus Hospital Network by the ICRC.

Marawi’s returnees: Health care and safe water top priority

News release | Manila – Thousands of displaced residents of Marawi City started their journey home earlier this week, several days after the government officially declared the end of armed clashes between its forces and IS Ranao fighters.Five months of confl

Myanmar: Law and order, community trust needed to overcome humanitarian crisis

Statement | Statement by Dominik Stillhart, director of global operations for the ICRC, on the humanitarian situation in Myanmar.

“In death, people should still be treated with dignity”

Article | Death is not something you ever get used to. At least that's what Ángel Medina believes.

Ten must-see films and series for IHL buffs

Article | Armed conflicts have given rise to countless stories that have inspired the arts world.

IHL resources for media professionals

Article | Media professionals can freely access and use a number of resources on the nature and scope of international humanitarian law .

Myanmar: Law and order, community trust needed to overcome humanitarian crisis

Statement | Statement by Dominik Stillhart, director of global operations for the ICRC, on the humanitarian situation in Myanmar:Fear and uncertainty hover over victims of the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar, where insecurity has shattered lives and destroyed hom

A vital assist for Ethiopia’s wheelchair basketball

Photo gallery | The ICRC and Ethiopian Basketball Federation held a 10-day wheelchair basketball training.

Lost and displaced: Families in Bangladesh look for answers

Photo gallery | In images: The pain, misery and suffering endured by the people fleeing violence in Myanmar and coming to Bangladesh.

Fiji: The Pacific Islands Roundtable on International Humanitarian Law

Photo gallery | The Pacific is today one of the world's most peaceful populated regions. The Second World War, and even the civil conflicts in the Solomon Islands and Bougainville, seem long gone.

Traineeship in the Trends, Research, Analysis & Knowledge Unit

Article | The International Committee of the Red Cross is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and other situations of violence and, to provide them with assi

Stage au sein des Archives Publiques

Article | This job description is only available in French.