Eleventh General Assembly of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
31-03-1998 Article, International Review of the Red Cross, No. 322
Seville, Spain, 20-25 November 1997
At its 11th Session, the General Assembly of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies elected Dr Astrid Nøklebye Heiberg (Norway) as its new President. Dr Heiberg was elected in the first round by 110 of the 175 National Society votes cast.
The following were elected as Vice-Presidents: Ms Janet Davidson (Canada), Ms Mariapia Garavaglia (Italy), Ms Lyudmila G. Potravnova (Russian Federation), Mr Ali Bandiare (Niger), Mr Mamdouh Gabr (Egypt), Mr Mario R. Nery (Philippines), Mr Manoj Mathur (India) and Mr Miguel Carmona Jiménez (Costa Rica). Sixteen National Societies were elected to membership of the Executive Council: Chile, Denmark, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Ghana, Jamaica, Morocco, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Panama, Senegal, Tunisia, Ukraine and the United Arab Emirates.