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The ICRC delegation to the AU works with the AU to promote the implementation of IHL, tackle humanitarian issues and promote our activities:
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ICRC to AfricanUnion Jul 17
Great harm comes to civilians, schools, hospitals and other infrastructures by the use of Explosive weapons in populated areas. That is why we called on the AU Peace and Security Council to avoid their use.
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ICRC to AfricanUnion Jul 17
We are at the AU PSC session on the Protection of Civilians against use of Explosive weapons in populated areas.
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ICRC to AfricanUnion Jul 16
Hi Kathleen! We are going to make a statement. We will tweet about it.
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ICRC Africa Jul 8
"We have seen a drop in fighting between parties to the conflict, a very hopeful sign. However, intercommunal violence—mostly linked to cattle raids and revenge killing—continues to threaten lives..." James Reynolds, ICRC head of delegation, .
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Mamadou Sow Jul 7
This was at a displacement camp in . How can you not pause and smile when you see that the pure innocence of childhood and the sweetness of remain unshaken in the midst of war and displacement? We can learn a great deal from children!
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Crystal A. Wells Jul 4
How do you keep families in touch in the chaos of war and in places where cell networks are spotty at best? My colleague and dear friend explains from Al-Hol camp in .
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Peter Maurer Jul 3
Horrific events in . We are shocked and deeply saddened by this attack and the toll paid by people already exposed to unacceptable exploitation and violence.
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Mamadou Sow Jun 21
If we fail to provide quality to our youth today, we'll reap the costly tragedy of ignorance tomorrow. No doubt about it. But, quality education is more than just literacy. It equips the with mindset needed to transform knowledge into productivity
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ICRC to AfricanUnion Jun 20
No to the use of rape as@a weapon of war!
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ICRC to AfricanUnion Jun 20
Hopes and dreams - we support refugees in order for them to now hope and in future achieve their dreams.
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ICRC Africa Jun 20
“I want to be with my mother and father.” This was the moment Soowda Ali spoke to her parents for the first time in 11 years after they were separated by conflict.
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Allehone Abebe አለሆነ Jun 17
It was a pleasure having this exchange with my favorite humanitarian agency and its brilliant staff. It is an incredibly difficult time for human rights, law and IHl compliance. But we are more committed, have wider partnership and are more innovative!!!!
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ICRC to AfricanUnion Jun 17
We have to recognize ICRC’s high contribution to Kampala Convention for the protection of displaced people - mentioned in the instruments preamble.
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ICRC to AfricanUnion Jun 17
Positive developments on forced displacement: countries more willing to discuss internal displacement. I.e. entry into force do -
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ICRC to AfricanUnion Jun 17
We are happy to host Focal Points for Humanitarian affairs in Africa. Discussing an impactful and
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ICRC to AfricanUnion Jun 13
"There is no peace without justice." ICC President Chile Eboe-Osuji at IPSS Seminar on ICC and Africa where , recent inclusion of and use of sexual violence as weapon of war, perception of the Court where discussed.
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ICRC to AfricanUnion Jun 10
Good luck in your endeavors Mamadou.
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ICRC to AfricanUnion Jun 6
Thanks for mentioning the pros and challenges of IHL implementation in Peace Support Operations during your lecture at
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ICRC to AfricanUnion Jun 6
Peace Support Operations in Africa - Challenges and implications - attending lecture by
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ICRC Africa Jun 3
Today we helped 17 members of the armed forces of and return home. The persons released were captured in armed conflict in May 2018. Our team in flew the persons to Hargeisa and Garowe.
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