ICRC regional delegation in Harare 1st quarter newsletter – April 2010

26-08-2010 Field Newsletter

Zimbabwe is among the first set of countries that signed the African Union Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Africa. The agreement is known as the Kampala Convention as it was signed in Uganda in October 2009. More on this historic agreement and an overview of ICRC's activities in Zimbabwe from January to April 2010.

©ICRC/W. Akwat 
  Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and Ugandan First Lady Janet Museveni visit the ICRC stand after the signing of the Kampala Convention in Uganda in October 2009.    


  • Africa takes the lead to protect IDPs

  • Train-the-trainers workshop in collaboration with Zimbabwe Defence Forces

  • ICRC participates in UN Peace Support Operations Course for Malawi Armed Forces

  • Harare City Health Department holds strategic planning workshop

  • ICRC support to prison authorities

  • Sculpture exhibition supports Tengenenge artists and Zimbabwe Red Cross Society