Andre Pasquier has had a long and distinguished career with the International Committee of the Red Cross. He has served in various capacities with the organization since 1970, in many regions of the world. Currently he is the Head of the ICRC Regional Delegation in Washington D.C., for the United Sates and Canada (from August 1998). From 1989 to 1998, he served as the Special Advisor to and Special Representative of the ICRC President. Prior to that, he was the Director of Operations and member of the Directorate for the ICRC. From 1979 to 1985, Mr. Pasquier was ICRC Delegate General for Latin America and the Caribbean. During the 1970’s he served in many capacities in the ICRC in Jordan, Israel and the Occupied Territories, India, Cambodia, East Timor, Kuala Lumpur, and Switzerland.