On Tuesday 17thApril 2018, students from the International Management School Geneva had the opportunity to visit the International Museum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent in Geneva.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), established in 1863, provides humanitarian assistance to people affected by armed conflict or armed violence and promotes the rules that protect the victims of war. The ICRC IS a neutral and independent institution, its mandate essentially comes from the 1949 Geneva Conventions. Based in Geneva Switzerland, it employs roughly 16,000 people in more than 80 countries and is mainly financed by donations from governments, the Red Cross and Red Crescent national companies.
An impartial, neutral and independent organisation, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has the exclusive humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of armed conflict victims and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance. The ICRC also strives to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening universal humanitarian law and principles.