International Committee of the Red Cross

International Committee of the Red Cross

19 Avenue de la paix, Geneva, 1202, Switzerland

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About International Committee of the Red Cross: On the ground in over 80 countries, providing humanitarian aid to victims of conflict and violence.
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Mission We're an impartial, neutral and independent organization that works to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening the rules of war and universal humanitarian principles.

Established in 1863 by Henry Dunant, the ICRC is also the guardian of the Geneva Conventions.
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Awards The ICRC has won the Nobel Prize three times: in 1917 and 1944, as a tribute to its humanitarian activities during the two World Wars, and again in 1963 on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

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