The Fifth Regional meeting for Communication and Fundraising was held in Moscow, Russia, from 10-12.October 2018. The meetings was organized by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) – regional office for Europe. These annual meetings are a good platform for exchange of experiences and are a part of a support provided by IFRC to National Societies aiming at strengthening their capacities in these two important segments of work. The meeting included practical exercises, specific examples, presentation of new tools and methods through which the participants had the opportunity to improve their knowledge and skills, and exchange experiences with colleagues from other national Red Cross / Red Crescent societies.

The meeting brought together 40 participants from the national societies of Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the South Caucasus, the headquarters of the IFRC - Regional Office for Europe and the Headquarters of the International Committee of the Red Cross. On behalf of the Red Cross Society of Bosnia and Herzegovina participants at the meetings were Ms. Azra Brčić and Ms. Ivana Grujić.