The importance of the International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent to National Societies: fundamental in theory and in practice
31-12-2009 Article, International Review of the Red Cross, No. 876, by Michael Meyer
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In practice, not all National Societies have taken full advantage of the opportunities provided by the International Conference for interaction and relationship-building with their own authorities. Practical ways are suggested to help National Societies participate more actively in the Conference and to use it to good benefit before and afterwards.
Michael Meyer is Head of International Law at the British Red Cross.