Swisscross is organizing a workshop at the Ditchley Foundation in Oxfordshire

The Swisscross Foundation is organising an international workshop on the subject of “Protection of humanitarian medical workers in areas of armed conflict” with renowned international experts at the headquarters of the Ditchley Foundation ( in Oxfordshire, from 24-26 May 2013 under the chairmanship of Sir John Holmes.

Dr. Enrique Steiger presents Swisscross at Zurich TEDx

Humanitarian disasters triggered by war or natural causes repeatedly shock humanity and cause despair and hopelessness. In the last two decades, violence against humanitarian workers and medical aid organisations has increased dramatically in armed conflicts. This is one of the most important, yet often overlooked, humanitarian issues of today.