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Dunant

Jean Henri . 1828--1910, Swiss humanitarian, founder of the International Red Cross (1864): shared the Nobel peace prize 1901
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The course was held in the newly opened Henry Dunant Room at the Department of Shariah and Law in which lectures were arranged for the participants on a number of themes relating to conduct of war, concept of self-determination, right and protections of non-combatant population during war.
The Dunant Room meant for multipurpose educational activities has been established under ICRC project for promotion of International Humanitarian Law (IHL).
The VC ICUP highly appreciated the efforts of ICRC for sponsoring the Henry Dunant Room under its International Humanitarian Law (IHL) project for the education, research, training and conferencing purposes at the ICUP.
Sarah Dunant promises another book, the continuation of the Borgia saga.
Dunant slices down the character of Borgia and his notoriety from an angle much different than the one used by his detractors who have labelled him as self-seeking and debauched.
The plot is simple enough but as Sarah Dunant says in her introduction, there is much more to it than this.
Bucino and Fiammetta make a great double act and while their profession may titillate some readers, Dunant ensures that it soon becomes second to the story.
Those conducting the poll say interim results show a surprising candidate has taken a commanding lead--the founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Henri Dunant.
9 THE BIRTH OF VENUS Sarah Dunant (Virago, pounds 6.
Thanongsak Tuwinan of Thailand, the council's senior envoy from the Geneva-based Henri Dunant Center, which has mediated the peace talks for the past three years.
Hadziyannis of Henry Dunant Hospital, Athens, Greece, and his colleagues.