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News from the network

General Assembly 2012

The 2012 AGM will be held from 8-11 June 2012 June in Stockholm. Participants from JOIN member organisations should use this link to register:

Staff change in Brussels

After three and a half years as General Manager of the JOIN Office, Silke Degen says farewell and hands over responsibilities to an interim manager.

News from the members

St John Cymru

St John Cymru

Minister describes St John as a 'Pinnacle for

Young St John volunteers were recognised at

Volunteer Services in Wales'. Read more

Buckingham Palace. Read more











Medical care for one million people in Sudan.

This year Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe in Germany



Together with the “Federal Ministry for

is celebrating its 60th anniversary. In late



Economic Cooperation and Development”







(BMZ), Johanniter renovated eleven primary

representatives from politics and the social



healthcare units in the districts of Ed Al Fursan,

service sector, as well as Johanniter



Kubum, and Katila in South Darfur (Sudan).

volunteers to a special anniversary event in



Read more


























On January 31st, JOIN welcomed its 16th member

St John Ambulance is event supplier of the



as the Finnish Johanniterhjälpen was launched at a



year. Read more







ceremony at the Helsinki House of Nobility. Around















100 participants were greeted by









Johanniterhjälpen chairman Philip Aminoff. This









evening's main event was a digitally screened









concert with works of Gyorgy Ligeti and Jean









Sibelius. Karl-Friedrich von Knorre gave a speech









about Johanniter operations in Germany and Peter









Åkerhielm presented an overview of Johanniter









activities around Europe and worldwide.

























News from the European Institutions


The European Commission proposes to make

2013 the “European Year of Citizens”. Read more


The European Commission’s DG

Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection celebrates its 20th anniversary. Read more

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