About the Review

Established in 1869, the International Review of the Red Cross is a peer-reviewed, academic journal produced by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and published by Cambridge University Press. The Review's audience includes governments, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, humanitarian practitioners, academics, the media and all those interested in humanitarian issues.

Driven by a desire to examine international humanitarian law, policy and action in a multi-disciplinary way, the journal hosts contributions from various fields, such as law, political science, history, sociology, psychology and so on. 

Selections of articles from the International Review of the Red Cross are regularly produced in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish. Articles are translated into other languages on an ad hoc basis. If you have found a translation that is not available via this site, please let us know at review@icrc.org.

The Review is ranked by Scopus, Washington & Lee and Claravite Analytics. It's 2017 Impact Factor was 0.373. If you are curious about other rankings, please contact the journal at review@icrc.org.