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PUBLICATIONS

2004 GRSP Annual Report
Global Road Safety Partnership, 2005

This year’s report features highlights from the latest GRSP initiative. These include a new Global Road Safety Initiative bringing together GRSP and seven multinational companies in the auto and oil sectors.
Available in English.

Order from GRSP www.grsproadsafety.org


Youth in Action newsletter
International Federation, 2005

A quarterly newsletter featuring the latest news and events related to youth within the Movement. The most recent newsletter features profiles of youth action in response to the Asian tsunami, as well as a review of peer education activities against the spread of HIV/AIDS.

Available in English.

 


Asia earthquake and tsunami: regional strategy and operational framework
International Federation, 2005

This document is the product of consultations between all the components of the Movement — the ICRC, the International Federation, and the National Societies of both the affected countries and those partner Societies wishing to offer aid and support. It sets out the strategic vision, cooperation and coordination principles, and overall programmatic mission of the Movement for its work in both conflict and non-conflict affected communities, while addressing vital cross-cutting issues such as gender, equity and capacity building.

Available in English.

 


 

Rules of international humanitarian law and other rules relating to the conduct of hostilities
ICRC, 2005

Formerly known as The Code of Conduct, this publication is a collection of treaties regulating the conduct of hostilities. It has been updated and now includes a number of treaties that have been adopted since 1995. This body of law, often referred to as the “law of The Hague” is of particular importance in alleviating the effects of armed conflict in that it regulates and limits the methods and means of warfare used by the parties to the conflict. Notably, the 1977 Additional Protocols to the 1949 Geneva Conventions, which make a very important contribution to the law on the conduct of hostilities, are reproduced in this edition for the first time. Target audience is government officials, academics, legal professionals, delegations and National Societies.

Available in English. Sfr. 20.


 

Staying alive: safety and security guidelines for humanitarian volunteers in conflict areas
ICRC, 2005

This invaluable handbook for humanitarian personnel has been revised and updated. It offers specialized advice on security problems in situations of armed conflicts and examines the various threats that are posed. The latest edition will include a new chapter focusing on terrorist threats.

Available in English.


Operational best practices regarding the management of human remains and information on the dead by non-specialists
ICRC, 2005

This publication is a compilation of all recommendations and best practices relating to the proper handling of the remains of those who die in direct or indirect relation to an armed conflict or internal violence. It enables humanitarian organizations to incorporate those recommendations and best practices into their policies, instructions, training and operations. It is intended for delegations, National Societies, governments, international organizations, non-governmental organizations and military personnel.

Available in English, French and Spanish. Sfr. 5.


VIDEOS

Humanitarian action and cinema:
ICRC films in the 1920s
ICRC, Geneva, 2005

This film is a joint production between Memoriav and the ICRC. A double DVD production, it features rare footage of humanitarian work from 1920 to 1923. Shot amid the ruins of Germany and the Austro-Hungarian and Ottoman empires, the ICRC films show the suffering that followed the First World War and the attempts to alleviate it through the repatriation of prisoners of war, relief operations for children and refugees and the fight against epidemics. (See “From the archives” this issue)

Available in English and French. Sfr. 30


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