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Our world. Your move. Events across the globe.

02-07-2009 Event

The Our world. Your move. campaign is a call to action. Our world faces unprecedented challenges, ranging from conflict and mass displacement to climate change, migration and a global financial crisis. We have a collective responsibility to make our world a better place. It’s up to each of us to 'make a move' and do something to help others. Young or old, we can all make a difference.

Event Info

Where: Geneva

  Armenia  
  Australia  
  Azerbaijan  
  Bahrain  
  Belarus  
  Bosnia  
  China  
  Congo (Dem. Rep. of)  
  Egypt  
  Fiji  
  France  
  Georgia  
  Iran  
  Japan  
  Jordan  
  Kuwait  
  Lebanon  
  Nepal  
  Nigeria  
  Oman  
  Paraguay  
  Peru and Bolivia  
  Philippines  
  Romania  
  Rwanda  
  Senegal  
  Serbia  
  Seychelles  
  South Africa  
  Tunisia  
  Uganda  
  United Arab Emirates  
  United Kingdom  
  United States  
  Yemen  
  Zimbabwe  
  
   
  Banner link to portal Our world. Your move.

 
Througho ut 2009, the National Societies, the ICRC and the International Federation put on events all over the world, highlighting the challenges faced by people around the world and the actions that can change their lives.

More than 80 countries organized a rich variety of activities linked to the campaign, including photo exhibitions, cultural, sporting and media events, public debates, youth camps, blood donations, books, the printing of stamps and social gatherings.

 
National events 
 
 
   
    Download the list of events organized by National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies  
(PDF file/20 kB) 
 
   
  Events in Solferino

  Events in Switzerland  
Multinational events 
The two exhibitions below were shown in more than 40 countries, including Afghanistan, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Fiji, France, Iran, Kenya, Kuwait, Japan, Malaysia, Poland, Switzerland, Syria, the USA and Yemen.

 
  Our World – At War

  Poster    
 
A contemporary exhibition featuring 40 photos from Afghanistan, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Georgia, Haiti, Lebanon, Liberia and t he Philippines. The photographers are part of the renowned VII photo agency.

The exhibition was launched on 8 May (International Red Cross and Red Crescent Day) in cities across the globe from New York to Geneva in the presence of numerous dignitaries.

 

  Exhibition poster in PDF format (510 kB)  

  List of exhibition venues and dates in PDF format (15 kB)  

  Gallery of selected images from the exhibition in PDF format - high resolution (4 MB) or low resolution (2 MB)  
   
 
  Humanity in war:
photos from the front since 1860
 
  Poster    

40 archive images and a retrospective exhibition that examines the ICRC's work from a historical perspective.  

  Exhibition poster in PDF format (2 MB)

  List of exhibition venues and dates in PDF format (15 kB)  

  Order the book.