BLOG Istanbul dispatch: A first look back at the World Humanitarian Summit
While the Summit led to some progress in areas such as humanitarian financing and innovation, we yet have to see how much of what was agreed on will be put into action by States. Hugo Slim's debrief from Istanbul.
This brochure provides an overview of the Red Cross, Red Crescent and Red Crystal emblems. It explains their protective function when displayed during armed conflict, as well as their use in peacetime.
What restrains armed actors from committing atrocities?
The ICRC recently hosted a conference with the researchers involved in the update of the "Roots of Behaviour in War" study, which examines the factors influencing armed actors to respect the law of armed conflict.