With reference to the International Committee of the Blue Shield (ICBS), consider the following statements:
1. Its main objective is to promote climate resilient farming in the developing countries
2. It is also known as Environmental Red Cross
Which among the above is / are correct statements?

Answer: [D] Neither 1 nor 2

The International Committee of the Blue Shield (ICBS) was founded in 1996 “to work to protect the world’s cultural heritage threatened by wars and natural disasters”. It has been described as the “Cultural Red Cross”, and its name derives from the usage of the blue shield as specified in the 1954 Hague Convention on Protection of Cultural Property in Armed Conflict.

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