Meetings and Visits

FIA President Jean Todt and IFRC President Konoe Sign Memorandum of Understanding for Closer Cooperation

8 May 2014

The Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) and the IFRC have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for closer cooperation on World Red Cross Red Crescent Day (8 May 2014). The partnership will have an initial focus on strengthening cooperation on post-crash care – the fifth pillar of the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020.

President Konoe visited the Philippines

20 December 2013

Tyohoon Haiyan swept through the central Philippnies on 5 November 2013, killing more than 6,000 people and displacing 4 million people.
President Konoe visited the affected areas in the Philippines with Chairman Richard Gordon of Philippine Red Cross.

President Konoe visited Syria and met the President of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC)

24 May 2013

In the face of increasing needs of Syria, President Konoe calls for full protection of volunteers, free access to people in need and full compliance to Red Cross Red Crescent Fundamental Principles.

Strengthening a partnership for development in Mauritania between the Red Crescent Society and its government

29 April 2013

Just hours after touching down in Mauritania on 24 April for his first visit to the west African country, President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Mr Tadateru Konoé was sitting down to tea with the country’s Minister of Social Affairs and Family, her Excellency, Aicha Vall Mint Michel.

President Konoe calls for more attention on the complex challenges in Central Africa

31 January 2013

President Konoe met with the vice-president of the Congolese National Assembly, the Minister of Health and the Deputy Secretary General of the Foreign Affairs ministry, together with President Ndinga of the Congolese Red Cross Society to pursue his humanitarian diplomacy.