- Executive summary
In 2014, the main priority of IFRC support to Russian Red Cross (RRC) activities will focus on the enhancement of the Russian Red Cross
s organizational capacity to ensure a close collaboration with the Russian Federations government authorities on the implementation of the resolution of the 31st International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
The following priorities are identified:
Technical support of the organisational development process as well as that of the Russian Red Cross based on recommendations of the IFRC Organisational Capacity Assessment and Certification process, as well as provision of support to the Russian National Society in increasing technical knowledge and skills of staff and volunteers on program development.
Strengthening of the legal base of the Russian Red Cross and enhance the dialogue between Russian governmental authorities and RRC to identify the legal status of the NS with its auxiliary role to the Government as a leading national humanitarian organisation.
Further strengthening of cooperation with the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies of the nine Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Member Nations in order to combine their efforts and experience in fulfilling of their mandate in the humanitarian field, with a strong focus on migration, disaster law, health and Red Cross Red Crescent law.