Geneva is a very international city. Many international organizations are headquartered in Geneva, which may be due to Switzerland's neutral status. Several ceasefire and armistice negotiations are preferred to be held in Geneva. Geneva seems to be synonymous with "peace." …
Geneva does make people feel calm and gentle, probably because there are not many pedestrians and tourists on Saturdays and holidays. The headquarters of the International Red Cross is built on a high slope. It is not luxurious from the outside. However, it is the center of global relief and charity activities. Numerous refugees and victims of wars and natural disasters have been helped by the International Red Cross.
The Palais des Nations is a famous building in Geneva. It is the headquarters of the United Nations Office in Europe. The flags of all nations represent his status. There is a famous sculpture on the square opposite the Palais des Nations. A giant wooden chair more than ten meters high has a broken leg and stands on three legs in the middle of the square. It is very eye-catching and enough to arouse people's curiosity. It is a memorial sculpture established by the International Disabled Persons’ Federation in 1997 to call attention to the damage caused by landmines to civilians during the war. The works remind people of the importance of war that endangers peace. Stopping war and cherishing peace should be the common aspiration of mankind. This may be the appeal of art.
The International Red Cross and Crescent Museum is also a huge venue. This place is also a branch of an international organization. It provides funding and sponsorship around the world, and holds many meetings for public welfare projects every year.
The pattern on his flag is exactly the opposite of the Swiss flag because he was created by the Swiss. It doesn't open on Monday, so I can't go in for a visit. What a pity! You can only look outside and take pictures.
The Red Cross Museum is conveniently located on a hill in Geneva, right next to the United Nations Palais des Nations. Tickets are required, but it is worth a visit without a queue or reservation.
Deeply moving and humbling experience. I think this is the kind of museum that should exist in every country to help us put a face on the tragedies (and triumphs) around the world.
The international federation of Red Cross and red crescent museum opened in 1988, is located in the international committee of the Red Cross (IKRK), here can through photos, video, and sculpture, and other ways to understand the history of the international Red Cross and red crescent and the activity now. In addition to the permanent exhibition, the museum also holds a temporary special exhibition. The international federation of Red Cross set up by Henry dunant was born in Geneva, the flag is the Swiss flag cross color and the impression swaps, but because of the sign of the Red Cross is a reminder of the cross of Christianity, and in the department of Islam, put it as crescent tag, called the red crescent.
What a wonderful museum dedicated to the works of The Red Cross. I've never known that they operate across so many parts of the world, is known by so many names and have done so much work!
Hands down one of the most amazing museums I've ever visited. The exhibits are highly interactive and creatively designed. The stories presented are vivid and stirring. You will not only learn about the history of the Red Cross and it's mission, but also about it's current work. You will be moved.
The first time I was in Geneva the museum had just closed fourteen days ago to renovate the exhibitions. So it was with great expectations that I visited it in 2013. As a member of the Red Cross for the last 20 years this was a great experience. It shows the historical view of the Red Cross and the present tasks. It´s worth the trip.
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