IRRC No. 299

The historical foundations of humanitarian action

Reading time 7 min read
Download PDF

In addition to the religious motivation, another equally old tradition can be said to have played a part in the emergence of the Red Cross Movement. This involved the perception, by the sole means of human intelligence, of an ideal concept of goodness separate from, and in some cases even opposed to, the consideration of a person's immediate interests.

Continue reading #IRRC No. 299

More from Jean Guillermand