Wednesday, 3 February 2010

ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross) Geneva

The seven fundamental principles adopted by Red Cross Movement are:-
  1. Humanity
  2. Impartiality
  3. Neutrality
  4. Independance
  5. Volunteerism
  6. Unity
  7. Universality

Tuesday, 2 February 2010

Broken Chair at United Nation, Geneva

Broken Chair at United Nation , Geneva
Broken Chair is a monumental sculpture in wood by the Swiss artist Daniel Berset, constructed by the carpenter Louis Genève. It is constructed of 5.5 tons of wood and is 12 metres (39 feet) high.
It depicts a giant chair with a broken leg and stands across the street from the Palace of Nations, in Geneva. It symbolises opposition to land mines and cluster bombs, and acts as a reminder to politicians and others visiting Geneva. (source: wikipedia)