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Reference : V-F-CR-F-01171-A
Date : 04/2013
Country/Region : SWITZERLAND
Title : Chemical weapons absolutely prohibited
Duration : 00:02:09
Director : unknown
Cameraman : MOUCHET, Louis
Editor : MOUCHET, Louis
Person appearing :
BEERLI, Christine (vice-president, ICRC)
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Production company : ICRC
ICRC producer :
Production reference : AV068A
Description : Chemical weapons are absolutely prohibited under international humanitarian law. In this interview, ICRC vice-president Christine Beerli explains the ICRC's concerns at allegations about the use of chemical weapons in armed conflicts. She also stresses that highly toxic chemicals cannot be used in law enforcement situations. During the next two weeks (8-19 April 2013), States will meet in The Hague to review the effectiveness of the Chemical Weapon Convention. The ICRC will take part in the conference as an international organization with a long history of advocating the prohibition of chemical weapons.
Original language : French; English
English title : Chemical weapons absolutely prohibited
Colour/B&W : colour
Resolution : 1920 x 1080
Aspect ratio : 16/9
Original material/format : ProRes 422
Best material/format available : ProRes 422