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President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) (2000-2012)
"Beyond the historical reasons that are behind the location of our headquarters in Geneva, the city has become, over the years, the world capital of humanitarian affairs. It brings together a network of international organizations, nongovernmental organizations and diplomatic representations offering an extraordinary platform for humanitarian diplomacy."
- How did Geneva acquire its international renown? Who put this small Swiss city on the world map? When and why did this happen? Was it planned, or did it happen by chance? With this book, Joëlle Kuntz takes a concise and irreverent look at a story that is familiar yet seldom told: the emergence of Geneva as an international city.+