Austria

17 December 2012

From Austria to Australia - young volunteers set the agenda for the new year

By Amy Greber in Vienna More than 170 youth volunteers from 95 National Societies came together last week at the Global Youth Conference in Vienna, Austria, to participate in developing a Youth Strategy for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). As a continuation of the IFRC Youth Policy establishe...
Youth Olympic Games show the power of sport to build bridges between communities
16 January 2012

Youth Olympic Games show the power of sport to build bridges between communities

A solemn Olympic oath spoken in the snow-filled Bergisel stadium before 15,000 people officially opened Innsbruck 2012, the 1st Winter Youth Olympic Games.
26 March 2008

Austrian Red Cross responds to mass pile-up

Low visibility during a major snow storm led to a mass pile-up on a motorway in Upper Austria at the beginning of the week.

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