Règle correspondante
Practice Relating to Rule 31. Humanitarian Relief Personnel
In 2005, during a debate in the UN Security Council on the protection of civilians in armed conflict, China stated:
In conclusion, I should like to take this opportunity to pay tribute to humanitarian workers, who risk their lives in wars and conflicts in order to contribute selflessly. Their noble efforts deserve our respect. Their safety and security should therefore be fully ensured. 
Statement by the deputy permanent representative to the UN at the UN Security Council Open Debate on “Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict”, 9 December 2005, available at http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/ce/ceun/eng/chinaandun/securitycouncil/thematicissues/civilians_ac/t226262.htm (last accessed on 18 May 2009).