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29/03/2019
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Ethics and politics of humanitarian action

By the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Humanitarian aid & politics

In Between Politics and Humanitarian Agendas: UNRWA and Palestinian Statehood “…Humanitarian action is defined as “International attempts to help victims through the provision of relief and the protection of their human rights”.[9] There is however an ethical framework that directs humanitarian work through the humanitarian principles of humanity, neutrality, impartiality and independence as defined …”… continue

What speakers say about “Humanitarian Aid & Politics”

Kyung-wha Kang Deputy Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, United Nations “…Humanitarian workers must be permitted, to mount search and rescue operations, to assist in repair of essential infrastructure, to assist the wounded and retrieve bodies.” (source: www.ohchr.org) Read More about Kyung-wha Kang. Yves Daccord Director general, International Committee of the Red Cross “…On the one hand,… continue