Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
History

montageThe Seville Agreement --
formally known as "The Agreement on the Organization of the International Activites on the Components of the international Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement".


 

There are eleven accompanying Resolutions with the Seville Agreement

Resolution 10 -- International Red Cross and Red Crescent Millennium Year

The Council of Delegates,

taking into account the changing humanitarian and development needs of the world's most vulnerable people,

aware of how important it is for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement to continue to develop its services and to promote humanitarian values, ideals and actions,

recalling Resolution 6 of the 1995 Council of Delegates on the Information Policy of the Movement, in which the ICRC and the International Federation were invited to work skilfully with all National Societies to deliver clear and concise messages to the world,

re-emphasizing the importance of communication at all levels in promoting the humanitarian values of the Movement and real concern and action for the world's most vulnerable groups and victims of armed conflict,

recognizing that the opportunity of a new millennium can be used by the International Red Cross and Red Crescent to promote its humanitarian values and action worldwide,

1. welcomes the proposal of the International Federation for an overall concept and global strategy for a Movement "millennium year" (8 May 1999 to 8 May 2000), which will include an ICRC project to mark the 50th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions and involve all components of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement;

2. notes that the proposal for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement millennium year encompasses such key dates as the 50th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions, the 100th anniversary of the Hague Peace Conference and the 27th International Conference;

3. bears in mind that, in order to be effective, the action and communication efforts of the Movement will require that adequate resources be identified, raised and allocated for specific events and programmes;

4. appeals to all National Societies, the International Federation and the ICRC to implement, coordinate and support programmes and activities during the millennium year.

Resolution 1 -- The Standing Commission of the Red Cross and Red Crescent
Resolution 2 -- The Emblem
Resolution 3-- The 27th International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent
Resolution 4 -- National Implementation of international humanitarian law
Resolution 5 -- International Criminal Court
Resolution 6 -- Future of the Movement
Resolution 7 -- Functional Cooperation
Resolution 8 -- Peace, international humanitarian law and human rights
Resolution 9 -- Communication policy of the INTERNATIONAL RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT Movement
Resolution 11 -- Commission for the financing of the ICRC

For the full text of the accompanying Resolutions

 

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