June 6, 2018


During the period from 01-03.06.2018, a training seminar for new disseminators was organized and held in the “Solferino” Center for Personnel and Reproductions in Struga, intended for volunteers from the Macedonian Red Cross branches, supported by the International Committee of the Red Cross.

19 volunteers from 17 Red Cross branches attended the training seminar including: Berovo, Makedonski Brod, Valandovo, Vinica, Gevgelija, Demir Hisar, Debar, Delcevo, Kocani, Kriva Palanka, Krushevo, Probishtip, Radovish, Resen, Sveti Nikole, Struga and Shtip. The seminar was conducted by the Central Office of the Macedonian Red Cross through presentations, discussions, exercises, questions and answers, acquiring new knowledge and exchange of experiences and the final evaluation.

During the first day of the training, the following topics were conducted: The origin and history of the movement; The role and structure of the movement and the fundamental principles.

During the second day of the training, the emphasis was placed on the following topics: The Emblems of the Movement, International Humanitarian Law, the three components of the Movement were explained in details such as the International Committee of the Red Cross, National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and there were exercises conducted for each of them. A special attention was also given to the programs of the Macedonian Red Cross and to the activities that the Red Cross branches organize.

On the third day of the training we summarized day 1 and day 2, gave directions for field work, and each disseminator that participated was instructed to conduct 3 dissemination trainings in the period until the end of June.

At the end, all volunteers were awarded certificates for successfully completing the training for dissemination.

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