2018 World Red Cross Red Crescent Day (WRCRCD)
The World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day (WRCRCD) is observed every year on May 8 to recognize the extraordinary contribution and incredible achievements of the stalwarts and volunteers around the world for helping the people in need anytime, anywhere. The day also marks the birth anniversary Jean Henry Dunant, the founder of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the recipient of the first Nobel Peace Prize. The 2018 theme “Memorable smiles from around the world” focuses on bringing memorable smiles in people’s faces everywhere. .
Topics: Aftermath of war • Henry Dunant • International Committee of the Red Cross • International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement • Nobel laureates • Nobel Prize • Swiss people • United Nations General Assembly observers • World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day