Archives mensuelles : mars 2016

A road map for protecting health-care services

The headlines from conflict zones tell the tale: hospitals are being bombed, doctors attacked, and health-care facilities raided by combatants pursuing injured or sick members of opposing factions. This violence against health-care services has the potential to undermine the founding … Lire la suite

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Pledging to make hospitals safe havens

Hospitals embody our sense of humanity and our compassion for those who are suffering. If we are to care for patients we need to ensure that hospitals are safe. Unfortunately, this is often not the case in contemporary conflicts and … Lire la suite

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Emploi d’armes explosives en zones peuplées

La guerre n’a jamais épargné les villes, mais le siècle dernier a vu les affrontements armés se dérouler de plus en plus souvent dans des zones peuplées, exposant un nombre croissant de civils au danger d’être tués, blessés ou contraints … Lire la suite

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Launch of the Updated Commentary on the First Geneva Convention

On 22 March 2016, the ICRC is convening a Panel for the Launch of the Updated Commentary on the First Geneva Convention. This livestreamed event will offer the Commentaries’ perspective on key humanitarian issues while showing their practical utility for … Lire la suite

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