XVIII Inter-American Conference of the National Red Cross Societies (Guayaquil, Ecuador)

The XVIII Inter-American Conference of National Red Cross Societies was held in Guayaquil, Ecuador, from June 4 to 7, 2007. More than 400 representatives of 35 National Societies of the Americas discussed the advances of the Movement in the continent since the last Conference held in Chile in 2003. The future of the Red Cross in the region was also discussed in detail, establishing as priority the work with communities.