October 31, 2022

112 years since the death of Henry Dunant

Today we are marking the 112th anniversary of Henry Dunant’s death. A visionary man who transformed a seemingly impossible idea into the largest humanitarian organization known worldwide today.

Our essence as an organization is based on the values ​​that he cherished, that is, “to provide help without asking who the help is for”, highlighting today’s well-known principles of humanity, impartiality and neutrality.

Additional fact: Henry Dunant is the winner of the first Nobel Peace Prize. The Red Cross

has won three additional Nobel Prizes awards in the same field.

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