Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
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The standing commission of the Red Cross and Red Crescent

The Standing Commission's principal functions are to make arrangements for the International Conference and the Council of Delegates. It meets about four times a year. The Council of Delegates comprises representatives of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (i.e., the National Societies, the ICRC and the Federation).

Chairmen of the Standing Commission:

Pierre Nolf
(Belgium)
1928-34

 

Prince Iyesato Tokugawa
(Japan)
1934-38

 

Sir Arthur Stanley
(Great Britain)
1938-46

Count Folke Bernadotte
(Sweden)
1946-48

Bernadotte

André François-Poncet
(France)
1948-65

Countess of Limerick
(Great Britain)
1965-73

Sir Geoffrey Newman-Morris
(Australia)
1973-77

Sir Evelyn Shuckburgh
(Great Britain)
1977-81

Ahmed Abu-Goura
(Jordan)
1981-93

Prince Botho of
Sayn-Wittgenstein-Hohenstein
(Germany)
1993-5

Princess Margriet
(Netherlands)
1995-

 

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Botho
Margriet
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