IRRC No. 241

The President of ICRC receives the United Nations Peace Medal

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On 5 July 1984 Mr. Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Secretary-General of the United Nations Organization, presented the United Nations Peace Medal to Mr. Alexandre Hay, President of the ICRC.This high distinction is a mark of esteem and reflects honour on the ICRC and on the Red Red Cross as a whole.Readers may recall that the U.N.O. awarded its Human Rights Prize to the ICRC in 1978.

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