The Federation has a zero tolerance policy to any form of retaliation against a person who either reports reasonably held suspicions of a breach of the Federation’s Internal Rules or who cooperates in an audit or investigation process carried out under …
Travel Assistance was first introduced in 1981 on the proposal of the Executive Council (1980), in order to facilitate the participation of certain National Societies in the IIIrd Session of the General Assembly (1983). It was approved by its inclusion in the Rules of Procedure at the VIth Session of the General Assembly (1987). It was then amended by the XVIth Session of the General Assembly (2007). The present version was approved by the XXth Session of the General Assembly (2015) and is based on Rule 40 of the Rules of Procedure.
Modified and adopted by the 21st Session of the General Assembly (Antalya, 6-8 November 2017)
Amended and adopted by the XXIst Session of the General Assembly Antalya, 6-8 November 2017
Amended and adopted by the 21st Session of the General Assembly, Antalya (Turkey), November 2017
We, the National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, being the basic units and vital force of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, founded in 1919 the League of Red Cross Societies “as a purely voluntary non-political, non governmental, non sectarian organisation, to anticipate, diminish and relieve the misery produced by disease and calamity in a systematic approach”.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (the “Federation”, which includes its Geneva headquarters and all field offices) is an international humanitarian organisation achieving its general object and carrying out its functions at all times respecting the seven Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
A new, aspirational Youth Policy to guide National Societies in “a transformative journey of advancing youth engagement”.
This policy brief sets out the IFRC’s position and recommendations for the new Global Compact on Refugees to be negotiated in 2018.
The IFRC welcomes the commitments expressed by UN member states in the New York Declaration for refugees and migrants to respect and protect the safety, dignity and rights of migrants and refugees. We hope now to see the development of a Global Compact …