THE 16th Annual South-East Asia Red Cross and Red Crescent Leadership Meeting will be hosted by the Philippine Red Cross (PRC).
According to PRC, the event will be held in Makati City from October 24 to 25.
The annual meeting aims to tackle movement policies and issues of the Red Cross and Red Crescent work among the National Societies, the Federation secretariat and the ICRC, agree on appropriate action and follow up, and to decide on issues of interest to the Movement in the region.
It will also provide an opportunity for presidents, secretaries-general and senior management to evaluate challenges, successes and future direction.
During this year’s meeting, the leaders will discuss the outcome of the previous meeting held last year in Melaka, Malaysia and review other priority agendas.
Expected attendees are 40 leaders from International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), including presidents, chairmen, and secretaries-general from the 11 South-East Asia national societies.
They will be from PRC, Thai Red Cross, Indonesian Red Cross, Viet Nam Red Cross, Singapore Red Cross, Cambodian Red Cross, Lao Red Cross, Myanmar Red Cross, Timor-Leste Red Cross, Malaysian Red Crescent and Brunei Darussalam Red Crescent.