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ICRC elects new member

17-12-2010 News Release 10/231

Geneva (ICRC) – At its meeting on 16 December, the Assembly of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) co-opted Professor Jürg Kesselring as a new member.

This brings the ICRC's membership to 15.

Professor Kesselring heads the neurology department at the rehabilitation centre in the Swiss town of Valens and holds a professorship at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich as well as the University of Berne. He carried out missions as a medical doctor for the ICRC between 1978 and 1982.

Professor Kesselring will take up his new duties at the ICRC on 1 January 2011.

For more information, please contact:
Sebastien Carliez, tel. : +41 22 730 2881 or +41 79 536 9237

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