Geneva and the World’s Most Dangerous Places


Yves Daccord ©CICR/GASSMANN, Thierry

A short walk from the tranquil banks of Lac Leman is the headquarters of a 150 year old organization that willingly goes to the world’s most dangerous places. Syria, Iraq, and Gaza are not mere headlines in the the Red Cross and its workers. [pullquote align=”left|center|right” textalign=”left|center|right” width=”30%”]The Red Cross and its workforce of 13,000 face the aftermath of war, injustice, torture, flooding, typhoons, and pandemics – 24/7 and 365 days.[/pullquote] Underpinned by international law, conventions, and Swiss neutrality the Red Cross brings aid and relief to communities and people distraught and disrupted from their lives by outside forces. The Geneva Chapter of the Swiss INSEAD Alumni Association invites you to learn more about the world we live in and to particpate in an animated debate and discussion with the legendary organization’s General Director, Yves Daccord now at the helm for his second term.[important]ICRC Tour, Evening Conference & Cocktail – September 23rd 2014Tickets here.[/important]