Reference : V-P-CH-E-01113
Date : 29/04/2014
Country/Region : GENEVA; SWITZERLAND
Caption : Geneva, Rath Museum. Inauguration of the exhibition "Humanizing war ? ICRC - 150 Years of Humanitarian Action." Towards the end of the visit, archives from the International Prisoners-of-War Agency are on display.
Photographer : GASSMANN, Thierry
Person appearing :
FERRIERE, Frédéric (Vice-président du CICR et directeur des Services civils et sanitaires)
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : The Rath Museum was chosen as the venue for the exhibition because of its historical significance for the ICRC. Indeed, the museum "hosted" the new International Prisoners-of-War Agency between 1914-1919, and this exhibition thus provided a great opportunity for the ICRC to come back to the Musée Rath 100 years later.

The “Humanizing War?” exhibition takes a look at the evolution of the ICRC as well as the evolution of the challenges it faces. The exhibition is part of the “150 years of humanitarian action” project. At the heart of this exhibition are the human interactions that take place between the belligerents, the victims and the ICRC employees.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 4256x2832
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour

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