International Committee of the Red Cross [ICRC] Law and Legal Definition
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization created to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance. The mission of the ICRC is to provide humanitarian help for people affected by conflict and armed violence and to promote the laws that protect victims of war.
The ICRC attempts to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles. The work of the ICRC is based on the Geneva Conventions of 1949, and their Additional Protocols; and Statutes. The mission is achieved through its direct action around the world, as well as by encouraging the development of international humanitarian law (IHL) and promoting respect for it by governments and all weapon bearers.
Legal Definition list
- International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas
- International Class
- International Civil Aviation Organization
- International Child Abduction Remedies Act [ICARA]
- International Centre of Missing and Exploited Children
- International Committee of the Red Cross [ICRC]
- International Communication and Information Policy [EEB/CIP] [Department of State]
- International Convention for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas
- International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution From Ships
- International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea
- International Convention on Arrest of Ships