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23 October 2019 | 9:00 am
Displacement spike in Burkina Faso shows need for Kampala Convention on its 10th anniversary
News release | Dakar (ICRC) – This year Burkina Faso hits record levels of people forced from their homes by violence while exactly 10 years ago member States of the African Union became the first in the world to adopt a legally binding framework to assist and prot

22 October 2019 | 8:30 am
Success of nuclear explosion video shows people care about potential of massive destruction
News release | Geneva (ICRC) – A nuclear bomb hasn’t been detonated in war in nearly 75 years, but increasing international tensions and 6 million views on a week-old video show how relevant the issue remains.

22 October 2019 | 5:45 am
ICRC Statement on Women, Peace and Security (WPS)
Statement | ICRC Statement during the AU Peace and Security Council (PSC) open session to celebrate UNSC Res 1325International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)Statement Delivered byMr.

22 October 2019 | 5:45 am
EWIPA: ICRC Statement on the use of Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas
Statement | OPEN SESSION OF THE PEACE AND SECURITY COUNCIL ON THE PROTECTION OF CIVILIANS AGAINST USE OF EXPLOSIVE WEAPONS IN POPULATED AREASInternational Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)Statement Delivered byJudith KiconcoHumanitarian Affairs Adviser, Delegati

21 October 2019 | 4:00 am
Rules of IHL are not just suggestions: Senior Minister of State
Article | This year marks 70 years since the four Geneva Conventions were universally adopted by States as a reflection of their shared values and ethics in 1949.

18 October 2019 | 9:15 pm
Military needs can never justify using inhumane or indiscriminate weapons
Statement | Full statement. Abridged version delivered by Mr.

17 October 2019 | 4:45 pm
Universal jurisdiction is a key tool for ensuring serious violations of IHL are prevented, investigated, or repressed
Statement | As delivered by Mr.

16 October 2019 | 1:15 pm
The ICRC Biometrics Policy
Article | For the ICRC, the protection of personal data whose disclosure could put its beneficiaries at risk, or otherwise be used for purposes other than those for which it was collected, is an integral means of preserving its neutrality, impartiality, and in

15 October 2019 | 11:00 am
Childhood Interrupted: Conflict’s Toll On Yemen’s Children
Photo gallery | What happens to the innocence of childhood during war?It becomes suffocated by struggles and suffering that are all too visible.

15 October 2019 | 9:00 am
ICRC donates 170 wheelchairs to newly established Ethiopian Wheelchair Basketball Association
Article | On October 6, a general assembly was held to mark the establishment of the Ethiopian Wheelchair Basketball Association.

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