Tag: humanitarian work

8th May 2018 London, UK

Michael Adamson

Chief Executive of the British Red Cross

The Red Cross and Red Crescent: everywhere for everyone

Today (8 May) is World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day, a day to celebrate the incredible work of our staff and volunteers around the world. Every year the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement supports millions of people affected by conflict, natural disasters and other emergencies through its network of 191 national societies,14 million […]

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25th June 2014 Washington DC, USA

by Alex Brooks

Secretary for Asia-Pacific, Foreign & Security Policy Group

Impressions from Pyongyang

“What do British people hate?” A straightforward question – but context is everything. When posed by an earnest thirteen-year-old North Korean schoolboy, in a Q&A discussion with British diplomatic visitors, it took me by surprise. But then much of what my colleagues and I experienced during a week-long familiarisation visit to the Democratic People’s Republic […]

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