Red Crescent

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is an international humanitarian movement with approximately 97 million volunteers, members and staff worldwide which was founded to protect human life and health, to ensure respect for all human beings, and to prevent and alleviate human suffering.The movement consists of several distinct organizations that are legally independent from each other, but are united within the movement through common basic principles, objectives, symbols, statutes and governing organisations.
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  • For only the second time, ICANN tells the GAC to get stuffed

    … “inside baseball”, relating to the long-running (embarrassing, time-wasting) saga over protection for Red Cross/Red Crescent names in new gTLDs. Back in June at the ICANN 50 public meeting in London, the GAC issued advice stating: the protections due to the Red Cross and Red Crescent terms and names should not be subjected to, or conditioned upon…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 5 readers -
  • GAC rejects multistakeholderism, tells ICANN to ignore the GNSO

    … The Governmental Advisory Committee has advised ICANN to do as it’s told and stop listening to the views of other stakeholders, on the issue of protection mechanisms for the Red Cross. In a barely believable piece of formal advice to the ICANN board this morning, part of its London communique (pdf), the GAC said: the protections due to the Red…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 13 readers -
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