Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Bahrain to host meetings of (ARCO) next year

Bahrain will host meetings of the Arab Red Crescent and Red Cross Organization (ARCO) next year, Dr. Fawzi Amin the General Secretary of Bahrain Red Crescent Society (BRCS) announced.

The BRCS has already started preparing for this meeting, which is expected to be attended by the secretaries and heads of National Societies and members, representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, members of international organizations and observers from humanitarian agencies.

This announcement came at the 44th session of the ARCO which was recently hosted by the Kuwaiti Red Crescent under the slogan “Our Principles gather us”. BRCS discussed humanitarian issues in countries that are experiencing crises in order to provide the humanitarian assistance to the refugees in Palestine, Somalia, Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Comoros and Sudan.

Furthermore, Dr. Amin said pointed out that members of ARCO announced, “Kuwait Deceleration” where they launched a humanitarian year entitled “Tolerance” to continue until next session in Bahrain. He also said that members of ARCO called on raising the values of human tolerance and to adopt programs that promote the tolerance spirit which leads to coexistence and social stability.

The Declaration note to tolerance as a requirements of humanitarian principles of the international movement involved in humanitarian and relief work, with the need to guide programs for refugees, displaced and migrants in the Arab world.

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