Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement

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 6 -- Future of the Movement

The Council of Delegates,

recalling that its Resolution 3 of 1995 mandated the Advisory Commission to "review (...) the statutory provisions (including the Rules of Procedure) concerning the role, competencies and functioning of statutory bodies of the Movement", and to "work on a clear definition of the organization of the international activities of the Movement's components (...) and (...) draft an agreement between all components of the Movement, replacing the 1989 Agreement between the ICRC and the International Federation, for endorsement by the next Council of Delegates, which would bind all components of the Movement",

welcoming the report of the Advisory Commission (CD 97/5.1/1),

expressing satisfaction that the Advisory Commission reached the conclusions contained in its report by consensus,

recognizing that this report envisages a new era of cooperative action between all components of the Movement in the interests of victims and vulnerable people,

being aware that the components of the Movement have both a collective and an individual responsibility to give effect to this new spirit of cooperation,

1. takes note of the proposal not to revise at the present stage the provisions in the Statutes concerning the statutory bodies of the Movement;

2. further takes note of the summary of recommendations concerning those statutory provisions;

3. decides to adopt by consensus the "Agreement on the organization of the international activities of the components of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement";

4. recommends that the process initiated by the Study Group on the Future of the Movement and continued by two Advisory Commissions be regarded as at an end; that the process of renewal be continued by the statutory bodies of the Movement; and to this effect that the Standing Commission call annually for a report on the implementation of the Agreement from the ICRC and the Federation, to be transmitted to all National Societies as part of a consultative process;

5. further recommends that the Standing Commission include an item on the Agreement in the agenda of each Council of Delegates, thus establishing a process of regular review of the Agreement.

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 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 10 -- International Red Cross and Red Crescent Millennium Year
Resolution 11 -- Commission for the financing of the ICRC

For the full text of the accompanying Resolutions

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