The Red Cross of the Republic of Srpska  in the period from 21th of June until  23th of June 2017, held its  XVIIIth  secretary counseling  of the municipal organization of the Red Cross of the Republic of Srpska in  Ethno village "Stanišić" - Bijeljina.

The conference is dedicated to marking the 25th  anniversary of the existence and work of the Red Cross of the Republic of Srpska.

The conference was opened by Ljubomir Čordašević- vice president of the Red Cross of the Republic of Srpska, and the secretary general of the Red Cross Đoko Mihajlović in his own name and on behalf of the President of the Red Cross of the Republic of Srpska  Jovo Grujičića, welcomed the participants and noted that RC attendance thirty-two secretaries and four presidents of the municipal organizations of the RC.

Special criticism was sent to those secretaries of municipal and city organizations who did not attend the Conference and did not justify their absence.

In his address to the participants of the Conference, the Secretary General informed the attendees of the results of the visit of the Red Cross delegation to Prime Minister Željka Cvijanović and the Minister of Health and Social Welfare Dragan Bogdanić, which were organized within the framework of marking the Red Cross Sunday from 8th  of May until 15th  of May 2017.

Participants of the Conference, on behalf of the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Republic of Srpska, also adressed  advisor of  the Minister Milojko Grujičić, who noted that the RC remained one of the most important factors in the humanitarian field and as such has a significant place in the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare.

According to the Program of Work of the Conference and the topic dedicated to it, the secretaries of  municipal RC presented the results achieved in the past 25 years, in the form of a short presentation, from 1992 to the present.

During the presentation, the secretaries addressed the problems and the numerous difficulties they encountered in their work. They also provided their suggestions and recommendations for further work.

After the presentation, the proposal of conclusions from the XVIII Thematic Conference of the RC of the Republic of Srpska  was adopted, which will be sent to the Republic Committee for consideration and determination of justification,  as well as establishing the framework deadlines for their implementation.