The International Committee of Red Cross organized trainings for employees and volunteers of the National Red Crescent Society of Turkmenistan

 From December 15 to 20, 2022, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Turkmenistan held joint trainings for employees and volunteers of the National Red Crescent Society of Turkmenistan. The topic of the first training was "Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement Induction Course" presented by the Head of the Regional Delegation Sangita Koenig and coordinator for cooperation of the ICRC Murodjon Soliev. For two days, topics and presentations on International Humanitarian Law, Fundamental principles, activities, and the mission of the ICRC were discussed.

The theme of the second training on "Restoring family ties" (RFL) was presented by a colleague from Kyrgyzstan, RFL coordinator, Saltanat Abdyzhaparova. NRCST employees studied the history and legal framework, types and ranges of RFL activities, watched video, worked out group exercises on first psychological aid. Training participants have learned that Restoring Family Links service works to restore and maintain contact between separated family member’s families in cooperation with RFL services of the Red Cross and Red Crescent societies around the world. It is engaged in the search for relatives abroad, the transmission of family messages between members of separated families, finds out the places of burial and issues various certificates from 2 th World War, which enable citizens receive related benefits, visas and permits to visit the burial sites of their relatives.

The trainings turned out to be high volume and informative, as a result, NRCST employees and volunteers received certificates on training completion.








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