March 21 - 25, 2007
The City of Geneva was this year’s organizer of the Executive Board meeting of IAPMC, which took place from March 21 to March 25. The meeting addressed the issues regarding the General Assembly of IAPMC which is to be organized by the city of Krusevac, Serbia in September 2007 and activities of IAPMC in 2006 and 2007. Twenty-three delegates, members of the Executive Board of IAPMC, i.e. representatives from New Haven (USA), Brighton and Hove (UK), Krusevac (Serbia), Suwon (Korea), Geneva (Switzerland)), Lome (Togo), Plonsk (Poland), Vancouver (Canada), Volgograd (Russian Federation), Yokohama (Japan), Slovenj Gradec (Slovenia) and Cambridge (observer, USA ) participated at this meeting. The attendees were given a unique possibility and opportunity to meet and talk in person with four high officials: H.E. Antonio Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, H.E. Louise Arbour, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Sir Richard Feachem, director of Global Fund against AIDS, malaria and Tuberculosis and Dr. Jakob Kellenberger, Director of International Committee of Red Cross and Red Crescent (ICRC).
The Executive Board Adopted the document, titled "The Geneva Declaration", which can be found in English and French under these links: