Category Archive: development

Red Cross sensitises stakeholders on International Humanitarian Law

November 21st, 2019 by

The Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) has organised a sensitisation workshop on International Humanitarian Law (IHL) for allied institutions in Cape Coast engaged in offering security and humanitarian services. The IHL is a set of rules, which seek humanitarian reasons to limit the effects of armed conflict,... read more

Ghana Red Cross Society holds Governance and Orientation Workshop

October 7th, 2019 by

The Red Cross Society of Ghana has held an orientation workshop for its newly elected Board Members and Management Staff to apprise them of their roles and responsibilities for their two-year term. The two-day orientation came off, Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th September 2019 at Koforidua, in the Eastern... read more

Ghana Red Cross calls for review of act that established the society

October 5th, 2019 by

The President of the Ghana Red Cross Society, Mr Kwame Gyima-Akwafo, has called for the review of Act 10 of 1958, the act that established the Society in the country. He was speaking to the media at a two-day governance orientation workshop organised by the Ghana Red Cross Society for its newly elected... read more

Lawyer Kwame Gyimah-Akwafo President Elect for the Ghana Red Cross Society

August 27th, 2019 by

The General Assembly of the Ghana Red Cross Society has elected Lawyer Kwame Gyimah-Akwafo as the New President for the National Society for the next two years, he took over from Nana Dr Michael Agyekum Addo who served for six years in three terms. Mr Gyimah-Akwafo has over 33 years’ progressive... read more


August 27th, 2019 by

The Ghana Red Cross Society has held its annual General Assembly at Abba Bentil Lecture Hall, Koforidua in the Eastern Region on the theme “Applying Business Models to Deliver Humanitarian Services”. The annual event which took place from Thursday, 15th to Friday,16th August 2019, served as an occasion... read more


March 28th, 2019 by

commissioning of a hand pump at Kofipare in the Eastern Region Ghana Red Cross Society in partnership with Nestle Ghana has held a community durbar to commission a hand pump water at Kofi Pare, to join in the celebration of UN World Water Day, on Friday, March 22, 2019, with the theme ‘ Leaving no... read more

Regional Mother’s Club facilitator forum held in Sunyani

September 18th, 2018 by

A regional Mother’s club facilitators, forum has been organised for the regional mothers of the Ghana Red Cross Society in Sunyani. The purpose of the meeting was to meet the women to discuss issues affecting their programmes and also take decision to help the executives run the affairs for the development... read more

Red Cross holds Youth Camp in the Upper West Region

September 18th, 2018 by

About 100 youths from all over the country participated in this year’s biennial youth camp meeting organized by Red Cross society of Ghana in the Upper West region. The camp was held under the theme, “Rekindling the volunteer sprit for humanitarian action”. The theme was aimed at sustaining the... read more

Ghana Red Cross elects national executives at the general assembly

September 18th, 2018 by

Ghana Red Cross Society has held its General Assembly at Koforidua in the Eastern Region of Ghana, and has elected the following members as it’s National Executive Members for a two term in office to stair the affairs of the National Society. Dr. Micheal Agyekum Addo the incumbent President was re-elected... read more

International Humaniterian Law

September 18th, 2018 by

International humanitarian law is a set of rules which seek, for humanitarian reasons, to limit the effects of armed conflict. It protects longer participating in the hostilities and restricts the means and methods of warfare. The law is also known as the law of war or the law of armed conflict and... read more

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