Commissions and committees

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is supported by five constitutional commissions and committees which review and advise upon different areas of our work. Composition and functions of our commissions and committees are described in Section IV of our Constitution.

Our commissions and committees

In sessions of the General Assembly which alternate with that of the elections of the President, Vice-Presidents and representatives from 20 National Societies (mentioned above), the member National Societies elect the members of the Youth Commission by means of an electronic voting system, and appoint the members of the Finance Commission, the Audit and Risk Commission, the Compliance and Mediation Committee and the Election Committee.