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Daniel, George, Lucky & Co.
CICR, 1999

Liberia, 1999 - a country weakened by years of horrific war. The ICRC organized a series of concerts, sporting and other events designed to foster respect for humanitarian principles and the Geneva Conventions:
- a unique football match illustrating the need to observe the 'rules of the game' and featuring George Weah, a native of Liberia who was crowned FIFA World Player of the Year 1995;
- an open-air concert given by Lucky Dube - the first international star to perform in Liberia since the war - before an audience bringing together civilians and military personnel;
- the unveiling of a statue, the work of Liberian artists, in Monrovia's main square, to mark the 50th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions.
The ICRC also set up role-playing and other practical exercises for the military to demonstrate the application of international humanitarian law.

Available from the ICRC in English and French. VHS. Sfr. 20.

Uncertain future

Federation and ICRC, 1999

Shows the Red Cross, Red Crescent Movement's response to the Kosovo crisis and its aftermath. It recalls the exodus of the Kosovo Albanian refugees from Kosovo in March and April 1999. It shows the support given by the Movement to the refugees living with host families and in camps and collective centres. It traces their return to Kosovo in mid-June and the subsequent exodus of Serbs and Roma.

Running time: 9 minutes. Available from the Federation or the ICRC in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic. VHS/Betacam.

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