IRC in the News
Former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband speaks to Beverley O'Connor on the issue of two million Myanmar migrants.
Richard Horton contends that key global stakeholders have not only failed to discuss the impact of social chaos on health, but have actively stymied the conversation. We welcome Horton's focus on a topic that has not received the attention or action it deserves. However, Horton fails to account for the considerable work done by non-governmental organisations (NGOs), advocacy groups, and others to document social chaos and its effects.
The Guardian's panel of experts, including the IRC's Denise Furnell (global director of safety and security), advise on how to keep people and projects safe during development work.
The soprano Danielle de Niese was dressed as an antiquated scuba diver when she greeted a group of 10 young IRC 'Leaders In Training' during intermission at Saturday’s performance of “The Enchanted Island” at the Metropolitan Opera.
Tens of thousands of South Sudanese civilians sheltering in UN peacekeeper bases fearing revenge attacks after weeks of conflict are to be moved to new camps, UN officials said Monday.
For five years, President Obama has consciously recast how America engages with the world’s toughest customers. But with Russia poised to annex Crimea after Sunday’s referendum, with a mounting threat to the rest of Ukraine and with the carnage in Syria accelerating, Mr. Obama’s strategy is now under greater stress than at any time in his presidency.
The Russian invasion of Ukraine should finally end the administration's fantasy that Moscow will help stop the war in Syria.