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Established in 1863, the ICRC operates worldwide, helping people affected by conflict and armed violence and promoting the laws that protect victims of war. An independent and neutral organization, its mandate stems essentially from the Geneva Conventions of 1949. It is based in Geneva, Switzerland, and employs some 16,000 people in more than 80 countries. The ICRC is funded mainly by voluntary donations from governments and from National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

Neil Davison, scientific and policy adviser in the ICRC's arms unit, contributed one post featured in the "Disarming Our Planet" blog entitled: "Autonomous Weapon Systems: An Ethical Basis for Human Control?".

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A Look at the Issue of Cyber Security
From Disarmament
Much of the following text is taken from a blog post from the International Committee of the Red Cross: Human Cost of Cyber Operations—Key ICRC Takeaways from Discussion with Tech Experts. ICRC has...
Autonomous Weapon Systems: An Ethical Basis for Human Control?
From Disarmament
The risks of delegating complex tasks – and associated decisions – to sensors and data-driven algorithms is one of the central issues of our time.
Nuclear Weapons: Averting a global catastrophe
From Disarmament
This week's post in Disarming Our Planet is a statement by Mr Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross, reposted here fro...

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