International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement

Mouvement international de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge
Movimiento Internacional de la Cruz Roja y de la Media Luna Roja

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History

1928, as International Red Cross -- Croix-Rouge internationale (CRI) -- Cruz Roja Internacional. Also referred to as International Movement of the Red Cross and Red Crescent. Statutes of the Movement under its current title adopted at 25th International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, Oct 1986, Geneva (Switzerland).

Aims

In all activities, uphold the Red Cross/Red Crescent principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.

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Activities

Awards: Henry Dunant Medal in recognition of outstanding service in the cause of the Movement; Florence (Italy) Nightingale Medal; grants through Empress Shôken Fund; staff assistance through Maurice de Madre French Fund. Instrumental in setting up: UWC Red Cross Nordic (RCNUWC).

Structure

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Languages

Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish.

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 16 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 39 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 185 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

F2405

Last News Received

2012
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