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150 Years of Red Cross Action - Exhibition at Kyoto University Museum

Just one week left to catch this exhibition at Kyoto University Museum:

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Putting Humanity First in Conflict

“In 1863, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was founded to save wounded on battlefield. This then gave birth to the International Movement of the Red Cross and the Red Crescent. In 1864, the First Geneva Convention was drafted, which later developed into four conventions as World War II showed the disastrous consequences to civilians without such protection. Nowadays, the Geneva Conventions are the only truly universal treaty, which every state on earth has signed. Continue reading