Principles in action: How do neutrality and independence contribute to humanitarian effectiveness?

This side event of the 2015 UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Humanitarian Affairs Segment, co-organized by the ICRC and the International Federation, is part of the Research and debate cycle on principles guiding humanitarian action.

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Welcoming remarks

  • Mr Jean-Christophe Sandoz, Deputy Director of International Law and Policy, ICRC.


  • Ms Joelle Tanguy, Under Secretary General, Humanitarian Values and Diplomacy, International Federation.


  • His Excellency Mr Jorge Lomónaco, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations
  • Mr Georges Kettaneh, Secretary General of the Lebanese Red Cross
  • Mr Antonio Donini, Senior Researcher at Tufts University
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