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Council of Delegates 2001: Resolution 1

14-11-2001 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, 11 - 14 November 2001

The Council of Delegates,

having taken note of the report submitted by the Standing Commission of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (Standing Commission) on its work since December 1999,

commending the Standing Commission and its five working groups for actively promoting cooperation among the components of the Movement, greater information sharing and developing practical measures to enable its members to carry out their important work for the Movement,

reaffirming previous recommendations that the Standing Commission associate personalities from National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (National Societies), participating in a personal capacity, in the preparation of the Council of Delegates and the International Conference,

reaffirming previous recommendations that the Standing Commission organises structured consultations with National Societies on all Movement matters taking advantage of regional and other meetings organised within the Movement,

 

1. encourages the Standing Commission to continue its established working methods of including personalities from National Societies and set up such working groups as it deems necessary;

2. urges the Standing Commission to maintain its Working Groups on the Council of Delegates and the International Conference;

3. encourages the Standing Commission to pursue its efforts to further develop its communications and consultations with the Movement’s components, i.e., through participation in regional and other meetings organised within the Movement;

4. reaffirms 1997 Council of Delegates Resolution I that the financial implications of paragraphs 1 and 2 shall be the joint responsibility of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (International Federation), the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the National Societies, on the basis of 25% from the ICRC, 25% from the International Federation and 50% through voluntary contributions of National Societies.