Debate on membership in the Red Cross of RNM
On June 8, 2021, a public debate was held on the introduction of a new model of membership in the Red Cross of RNM. The ZOOM debate was attended by 30 representatives of the Red Cross branches and the Head office of the Red Cross of RNM. The purpose of the discussion was to elaborate various aspects related to the mobilization of new members in the organization, forms of motivating the population to join the Red Cross, benefits offered by the Red Cross for its membership and the challenges faced by the Red Cross to mobilize new membership during the pandemic. The participants discussed experiences of various national societies from the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement related to motivation of members, membership categories, benefits offered to those interested in membership, and information packages to recruit and retain members in the Red Cross. The new model for membership in the Red Cross of RNM which is process of development aims to provide forms and modalities for increasing the membership in the Red Cross in order to ensure continuous public support for the work of the Red Cross and to ensure recruitment of new volunteers to implement Red Cross activities in local communities.