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

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 established in 2011, the strategy will guide National Societies in...

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

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.

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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Address:

Wiedner Hauptstrasse 32
Postfach 39
A-1041 Wien

Postal Address:

Postfach 39
A-1041 Wien

Contact Information:

Tel: (43) (1) 589 00-113
Fax: (43) (1) 589 00-199
Telegram: AUSTROREDCROSS WIEN
Email: office@roteskreuz.at
Web: http://www.roteskreuz.at

Language of correspondence: English

People:

  • President: Prof. DDr. Gerald SCHÖPFER
  • Vice-President: Dr. Walter ROTHENSTEINER
  • Vice-President: Dr. Gustav TEICHT
  • Vice-President: Dr. Peter AMBROZY
  • Vice-President: Prof. (Ms) Elisabeth Stadler
  • Secretary General: Dr. Werner KERSCHBAUM
  • Deputy Secretary General: Mr Michael OPRIESNIG
  • Chairman Youth Red Cross: Mr Manfred WIRTITSCH
  • Secretary General, Youth Red Cross: Ms Renate HAUSER
  • Head of International Cooperation: Mr Max SANTNER
  • Head of International Relations : Ms Emilie GOLLER
  • Head of Marketing and Communication: Ms Andrea WINTER

Latest appeals

15 November 2000
Train fire
Austria - Information bulletin no.1

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