ARCS Delegation participated in the Statutory Meetings of the International Movement of Red Cross and Red Crescent in Geneva, Switzerland
From 4 – 10 December 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland, the Statutory Meetings of the International Movement of Red Cross and Red Crescent took place. The delegation of Armenian Red Cross Society consisting of Dr. Anna Yeghiazaryan, Secretary General, Mariana Harutyunyan, Head of International Affairs Department, Nune Grigoryan, Head of Information and Dissemination Department and Ani Mirakyan, Youth Department volunteer represented ARCS at the Meetings.
In the framework of the Meeting the IFRC General Assembly and The Council of Delegates of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement were organized.
The General Assembly meets every two years and is the supreme governing body of the IFRC, where over 1,900 delegates and all 190 member National Societies gather to celebrate their achievements, discuss humanitarian challenges and decide on future strategic directions. This time, the General Assembly focused on the following topics: the use and maintenance of International Humanitarian Law, Healthcare in danger, Sexual and Gender Based Violence, Security of the personnel and volunteers, and other relevant topics, including the implementation of Protocol N 3 on Migration.