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The Fundamental principles of the Red Cross and peace - significance of the principles for the spirit of peace

By Jean Pictet (Author)
Published : 1979


After a brief discourse on war and peace, the author analyses, one by one, the seven Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, explaining their significance and showing that each one bears a message of peace. A series of maxims and quotations from various sources completes this article, recalling the universality of humanitarian feeling.