February 13, 2015
Starting new projects
On February 13, 2015, at the central office of the National Society, the agreement on cooperation between Uzbek Red Crescent Society and ICRC has been signed.
The ICRC assists in strengthening the capacity of the Society, promoting and strengthening the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Partnerships have been established in such areas as the dissemination of International Humanitarian Law, training and response to emergencies.
So, in particular, the Agreement provides for the implementation of
emergency projects for training the population and children in the
skills of first aid in mahallas and schools, the purchase of
equipment. Traditional field exercises will be organized for the
National Disasters Response Team, the training on water sanitation
and logistics for emergencies and the replenishment of reserves in
case of emergencies.
In the events, the participation of journalists of local media is
planned. Within the framework of the Agreement, will be organized a
summer camp for volunteer journalists.
February 14, 2015
Information about the meeting with representatives of UNICEF
On February 14, 2018, a meeting was held at the HQ office of the Red Crescent Society of Uzbekistan (RCSU) between the leadership of the RCSU and UNICEF.
During the meeting, Afshin Parsi, the Deputy Representative of the UNICEF Office in Uzbekistan, delivered the information regarding the work which is conducting in the Republic of Uzbekistan and made a proposal for joint cooperation in the field of preparation and response to emergencies.
In turn, the Chairman of the RCSU - Karimov Kh. shared the information about the RC organization, highlighted the existing potential in the field of trainings for the population of the Republic of Uzbekistan on how to render first aid, as well as introduced official documents that serve as a basis to implement large-scale work in the field of training and response of the population of the Republic of Uzbekistan on emergency situations.
At the end of the meeting it was decided to create a working group
consisting of specialists from both organizations with an aim to
learn more about the activities of each organization for signing a
memorandum of understanding, which will reflect the main directions
of joint work and cooperation of the RC of Uzbekistan and UNICEF.