ICRC Delegation Visits EPC

Emirates Policy Center | 7 March 2018


Abu Dhabi, March 6, 2018 -- A delegation from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), on Tuesday, visited Emirates Policy Center (EPC) and met with EPC President Dr. Ebtesam Al-Ketbi.

The visiting delegation included Dr. Hugo Slim, Head of Policy and Humanitarian Diplomacy at ICRC head office in Geneva, Sophie Barbey, Head of ICRC Mission in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Jessica Moussan El Zarif, Public Affairs and Media Relations Advisor at ICRC Mission in the UAE.

Dr. Al-Ketbi and ICRC delegation discussed regional struggles and wars and their catastrophic humanitarian consequences in the immediate and long-terms.

The two sides also touched upon prospects of cooperation between ICRC and EPC in the field of enhancing humanitarian diplomacy because EPC pays special attention to studies and research on these struggles, their outcomes and the complexities in the post-conflict period.