2017 North-South Prize of the Council of Europe awarded to the Vice President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the Secretary-General of the Finnish Red Cross

The Council of Europe has announced Dr Abbas Gullet, Vice President of the Federation of the Red Cross and Secretary General of the Kenya Red Cross Society, as the winner of the 2017 North-South Prize of the Council of Europe for his dedication to promote humanitarian work and foster human solidarity. 

Anyone who has met Abbas will know the sheer dedication, unending energy and up-close humanity he brings to his work at the Red Cross.

Congratulations to Abbas from all at IMPM on this very significant international recognition.

Previous winners of the prize include have included the former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan and Simone Veil, His Highness Prince Aga Khan. 

Abbas graduated from Cycle 1 of the IMPM. He continues to help be actively involved in the IMPM through the Kenya Red Cross. 


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