General Assembly of IFRC in Antalya
Delegation of the Red Cross of Serbia, led by the president of the prof. Dr Dragan Radovanović, participates in the highest statutory meetings of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, which started today and will continue until November 11 in Antalya, Turkey. The Red Cross of Serbia delegation includes, besides the presidents, the vice-president of the Red Cross of Serbia Mrs. Sinjka Somer, the Secretary General Mrs. Vesna Milenovic and Mr. Ljubomir Miladinovic, the Head of the International Department.
During the 21st session of the General Assembly of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies as well as the Red Cross and Red Crescent Council, representatives of 190 internationally recognized national societies, the IFRC and the International Committee of the Red Cross will discuss the humanitarian challenges of the modern age, experience and information - migration, volunteer work, Strategy 2030, strengthening coordination within the International Movement, eliminating the use of nuclear weapons, education as part of the fight against poverty, health and care, family restoration, international humanitarian law.
During the session of the General Assembly, a new President, two Vice-Presidents - one from each geographical zone and 20 members of the IFRC Board of Directors will be elected.
An important topic of the General Assembly will be the amendments to the Statute and the Rules of Procedure of the IFRC.