Nairobi Forum: Principles in Action in Somalia
Starts: Friday, 4 April, 2014 10:00am
Ends: Friday, 4 April, 2014 12:30pm
On Friday 4 April 2014 the Somali Red Crescent and the British Red Cross will launch their case study “Principles in Action in Somalia” at an event hosted by the Nairobi Forum of the Rift Valley Institute.
Date: April 4, 2014
Venue: Seminar Room | RVI Office – Laikipia Road, Kileleshwa
Time: 10 am – 12:30 pm
The study examines the importance of the Fundamental Principles of the International Movement of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, first agreed in 1965, in the current humanitarian environment in Somalia. The study analyses the operational relevance and challenges associated with applying these principles.
The panel will comprise Dr Ahmed Hassan, President of the Somali Red Crescent Society, and Jane Backhurst, from the Humanitarian Policy Department of the British Red Cross. The meeting will be chaired by Dr Abbas Gullet, Secretary General of the Kenya Red Cross Society and Vice President, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies for Africa.
Entrance is by prior registration only. Register here