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Sunday 17 November 2013

Youth Awards: Red Cross Society of Georgia, Pakistan Red Crescent Society, IFRC Secretary General, Iranian Red Crescent Society, IFRC President, Red Cross Society of China, Kenya Red Cross Society, The Uganda Red Cross Society, Chilean Red Cross

Young people can make a difference, but leaders need to “let go”

Young people from Red Cross Red Crescent National Societies in China, Iran, Kenya, Georgia, Pakistan, Uganda and Chile all received prestigious Youth Awards and commendations at the 19th General Assembly …

Volunteering development awardees: : IFRC Secretary General Bekele Geleta, Red Crescent Society of the Islamic Republic of Iran, IFRC president Tadateru Konoe, Hong Kong Red Cross, Spanish Red Cross

Red Cross Red Crescent National Societies awarded for excellence in volunteer development

Amid the buzz of a colourful awards ceremony, the Red Cross Red Crescent National Societies of Spain, Iran and Hong Kong were announced as the recipients of the 2013 Volunteering …

Thai Red Cross Society representative; Bekele Geleta; Mohammed Al-Hadid, Jordan National Red Crescent Society President; Ethiopia Red Cross representative; Wolfgang Kopeski, Austrian Red Cross Secretary General; George Weber, former IFRC Secretary General

Humanitarians awarded at the IFRC 19th General Assembly

Humanitarians awarded at the IFRC 19th General Assembly The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has paid tribute to exceptional humanitarians and Red Cross and …

Delegates at the General Assembly vote on their priorities on

IFRC Declaration on the post-2015 Millennium Development Goals

The General Assembly of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) commits to engage in the implementation of a universal development agenda to replace the existing …


Meet young volunteer, Cordelia

Cordelia, 21, started volunteering at 15. Growing up with the belief that it’s important to give back to the community, Cordelia (pictured) saw an advertisement on Australian Red Cross’ Facebook …

Saturday 16 November 2013


General Assembly – Daily Bulletin 4

The post-2015 development agenda – three commitments from IFRC The outcome at yesterday’s General Assembly session was a declaration containing three commitments on the post-2015 development agenda. First, every community …


Taking time out to volunteer

Mohammad Farooq, 33, is volunteering for ten days at the international meetings of the Red Cross and Red Crescent movement in Sydney. Originally from Pakistan, Mohammad has a talent for …

Friday 15 November 2013


“Without volunteers, we wouldn’t exist”

Fatima Gailani (pictured) has been President of the Afghan Red Crescent Society since 2004. A leader in a country where only some years ago women were not allowed to work …

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