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Council of Delegates 1999: Resolution 1

30-10-1999 Resolution

Work of the Standing Commission of the Red Cross and Red Crescent

Council of Delegates of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, Geneva, Switzerland, 29 - 30 October 1999

The Council of Delegates,

 having taken note of the report submitted by the Standing Commission on its work since December 1997,

 commending the Standing Commission for the structural changes it instituted since 1995 and its policy of greater information-sharing in order to carry out successfully its statutory mandate,

 reaffirming the recommendations and decisions entailed in Resolution 3 of the 1995 Council of Delegates and Resolutions 1 and 6 of the 1997 Council of Delegates,

1. requests the Standing Commission to establish a Working Group for an overall strategy for the Movement, as referred to in Resolution 5 of this Council of Delegates relating to the implementation of the Seville Agreement,

2. urges the Standing Commission to continue to actively promote cooperation among the components of the Movement and to make proposals to enhance this cooperation,

3. encourages the Standing Commission to pursue its efforts to further develop its communications and to enhance its involvement in regular meetings including the various components of the Movement,

4. invites the Standing Commission to develop practical measures to enable its members to carry out their important work for the Movement.