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21 Apr 2018 description

Geneva / Sana'a (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross is deeply saddened by the fatal shooting today of one of its staff members in Yemen.

Hanna Lahoud, a Lebanese national, was in charge of the ICRC's detention programme in Yemen. He was on his way to visit a prison this morning when the ICRC vehicle he was traveling in was attacked by unknown armed men on the outskirts of Taiz. Mr Lahoud was rushed to hospital where he died as a result of his injuries. The colleagues he was traveling with were unharmed in the incident.

19 Apr 2018 description

Droit international humanitaire : introduction détaillée est un manuel destiné à encourager et renforcer la connaissance du droit international humanitaire parmi les universitaires, les porteurs d'armes et les professionnels de l'action humanitaire et des médias. Les questions-réponses ci-dessous présentent cette publication de manière plus détaillée.

18 Apr 2018 description

Many more people are today affected by chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) than by communicable diseases. This is not reflected in resources for health in general and much less in humanitarian crises.

Copenhagen (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the Danish Red Cross (DRC) and Novo Nordisk today announced a partnership to tackle the growing issue of chronic diseases that affect millions of people living in humanitarian crises around the world.

The partnership has three building blocks:

18 Apr 2018 description

Les conséquences humanitaires du conflit armé sur les populations civiles maliennes sont toujours aussi préoccupantes. Jean-Nicolas Marti, chef de la délégation du CICR à Bamako, était lundi à Paris. Occasion d’un entretien avec lui sur les préoccupations actuelles du CICR et les perspectives peu optimistes des mois à venir. Jean-Nicolas en est à sa deuxième mission au Mali en tant que chef de délégation. Son premier séjour a débuté avec le conflit, en mars 2012 et s’est achevé en juillet 2013. Après une parenthèse en Afghanistan, il est depuis 18 mois de retour à Bamako.

18 Apr 2018 description

Si le droit international humanitaire (DIH) protège les personnes et les biens lors des conflits armés, encore faut-il que ses règles, dans les cas où elles s'appliquent, soient dûment reconnues, bien comprises et pleinement respectées. La première étape et condition indispensable pour que cette protection juridique produise ses effets est l'acceptation des instruments juridiques pertinents par les États, qui doivent les ratifier ou y adhérer. Diverses autres mesures internes doivent aussi être prises, en temps de paix déjà, pour que le droit puisse être respecté.

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Jobs

65 entries found
19 Apr 2018 description
job Closing date: 08 May 2018 International Committee of the Red Cross

Le Comité international de la Croix-Rouge (CICR) est une organisation humanitaire, neutre, impartiale et indépendante ayant pour mission de protéger la vie et la dignité des victimes de conflits armés ou d’autres situations de violence, et de leur porter assistance. Le CICR recrute pour sa mission de Ouagadougou un/une Communication Officer

Le poste est ouvert aux résidents au Burkina Faso (contrat local).

Profil requis :

18 Apr 2018 description
job Closing date: 03 May 2018 International Committee of the Red Cross

Join the Communication team of an international humanitarian organization. The ICRC Mindanao sub-delegation is looking for a:

COMMUNICATION OFFICER

(Based in Cotabato)

The Communication Officer contributes to the design, planning and implementation of communication projects and activities in coordination with the management. S/He contributes to representing the ICRC externally and to build the necessary understanding, acceptance, and support of the ICRC among key stakeholders.

MAIN TASKS:

17 Apr 2018 description
job Closing date: 06 May 2018 International Committee of the Red Cross

Purpose of the post

The Compensation & Benefits Centre of Expertise is leading a number of strategic initiatives that will enhance the ICRC’s capacity to attract, develop and retain the best possible workforce to access people affected by armed conflict and other situations of violence and to deliver effective humanitarian services. The implementation of these projects involves significant changes in ICRC HR programs, policies and tools.

16 Apr 2018 description
job Closing date: 29 Apr 2018 International Committee of the Red Cross

Role description

Training

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30 Oct 2017 description
training Ongoing course International Committee of the Red Cross

Upcoming MOOC “Introduction to Public Health Engineering in Humanitarian Contexts” The International Committee of the Red Cross and Eawag-Sandec have joined forces to develop our next MOOC, entitled “Introduction to Public Health Engineering in Humanitarian Contexts”. The 5-week course will be launched on November 6 in English with French and Spanish subtitles. In case you miss the first round, don’t worry: The course will be repeated every four weeks thereafter.

23 Jun 2015 description
training Ongoing course International Committee of the Red Cross

The ICRC is offering an e-learning module on the legal framework applicable to health care during armed conflicts and other emergencies.

The module offers a practical and interactive approach to learning based on a variety of pedagogical tools.Thanks to its user-friendly accessibility, the module suits the needs of a variety of publics, with or without a legal background.

05 Nov 2014 description
training Ongoing course International Committee of the Red Cross

Are you a doctor wondering how to interact with the media, or a nurse wondering how to treat patient information in difficult circumstances? Are you an ambulance driver unsure of what your responsibilities are? Are you a hospital administrator wondering what to do with overwhelming numbers of deceased patients? If so, the Health Care in Danger project's new e-learning module on the responsibilities of health-care personnel is for you.