PNG Red Cross and ICRC sign Partnership Agreement

A Partnership Framework Agreement (PFA) to strengthen the collaboration between the Papua New Guinea Red Cross Society (PNGRCS) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was signed for the first time in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, by the Secretary-General of the PNGRCS Valachie Quagliata, and the Head of the ICRC Mission in Papua New Guinea, Dominik Urban.

“Creating positive relationships, being able to communicate ideas and understand others is an important skill to have when building partnerships,” says Mr Urban.

The document captures a three-year partnership (2023-2025) and expresses the mutual commitment to develop, strengthen and value partnership, particularly in the areas of capacity-building in Communication, Protecting Family Links, Branding, Safer Access and IHL.

The Head of ICRC PNG Mission, Dominik Urban said the ICRC had always enjoyed a good working relationship with PNG Red Cross and the agreement will further strengthen what had already been established.

“This agreement is all about these perspectives and others. The implementation will strengthen our relationship with PNG Red Cross and leverage our positions as humanitarian actors in PNG:”

Source : Icrc