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Friday 22 November 2013

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Video highlights of the Global Youth Conference

Global Youth Conference

The International Federation’s Youth Engagement Strategy has been adopted by the General Assembly, at its meeting in Sydney. The below…

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Tuesday 19 November 2013

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Meetings close on a high note

Council of Delegates

Yesterday marked the close of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement’s Statutory Meetings, which brought together more than…

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Monday 18 November 2013

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Council of Delegates – Daily Bulletin 2

Council of Delegates, Daily Bulletin, Featured

Our identity in the modern world: the international branding initiative How do we strengthen National Society brands and build the…

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Unlocking the power of people with disabilities

Council of Delegates

Australian Red Cross joined its international counterparts yesterday to pass unanimously a Disability Inclusion resolution that makes it a priority…

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Red Cross makes new commitment towards the elimination of nuclear weapons

Council of Delegates

Today Red Cross Red Crescent made a commitment to work globally towards establishing an international agreement to ensure nuclear weapons…

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Sketching the Statutory Meetings

Humanitarian Village

Margherita del Balzo's captivating and beautiful sketches and watercolour paintings of the Statutory Meetings 2013.

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Building healthier prisons in Ireland

Humanitarian Village

A dynamic Speakers’ Corner at the Humanitarian Village saw Donal Forde, Secretary General of Irish Red Cross outline a program…

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An intervention from the floor during the nuclear weapons resolution discussion

Council of Delegates – Daily Bulletin 1

Council of Delegates, Daily Bulletin, Featured

States must ensure that deadly weapons are not used in violation of International Humanitarian Law The proliferation of small arms,…

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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”

General Assembly

Young people from Red Cross Red Crescent National Societies in China, Iran, Kenya, Georgia, Pakistan, Uganda and Chile all received…

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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

General Assembly

Amid the buzz of a colourful awards ceremony, the Red Cross Red Crescent National Societies of Spain, Iran and Hong…

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