A New Award: The Movement Family Links Medal

May 2023

At the Council of Delegates in June 2022, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement adopted a resolution to establish the Movement Family Links Medal, to pay tribute to and recognize outstanding work by individuals or groups – primarily Movement staff and volunteers – to help separated families and the relatives of people who have gone missing in situations of armed conflict or other violence, disasters or other situations requiring a humanitarian response, including in the context of migration.
The medal will be awarded to a maximum of five recipients every two years, during the Council of Delegates.

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