Tag Archives: ICRC

Aid workers at risk on World Humanitarian Day

Ahead of World Humanitarian Day on 19 August, take a look at some highlights of our recent coverage related to this year’s #NotATarget theme, which aims to bring attention to the thousands of aid workers …

Counterterrorism: Update: Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS

MS NAUERT: Hi, everybody. How are you all doing today? Good to see you —

QUESTION: Tired.

MS NAUERT: Good to see you back. I know, it’s Friday late in the day, summertime. So you …

Aoun pledges to build state, but says reform needs more than seven months

NNA – President of the Republic, General Michel Aoun, reiterated his intention to build the Lebanese state as per the Presidential oath, especially in terms of respecting the constitution and the implementation of laws.

“The …

New refugee framework “dead in the water” without more international support

Uganda is one of the key testing grounds for a new approach to refugees that emerged from last year’s high-level summit in New York. That approach is supposed to be based on principles of international …

Conference to Negotiate Legally Binding Instrument Banning Nuclear Weapons Adopts Treaty by 122 Votes in Favour, 1 against, 1 Abstention

Nuclear Weapons, Always Immoral, Now Also Illegal, Declares Hiroshima Survivor as Disarmament Chief Urges, ‘Use Treaty Wisely’

To cheers and sustained applause, the Conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons completed …

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