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09 Jul 2003
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The IOC and the ICRC sign a cooperation agreement

The IOC President, Jacques Rogge, and the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Jakob Kellenberger, signed a cooperation agreement today in Geneva. This signature completes the agreement between the Olympic and Red Cross movements signed in Madrid on 16 May with the International Federation of the Red Cross and the Red Crescent Societies.

The IOC and the ICRC will work on humanitarian sports aid projects in areas of conflict. Various subjects will be studied, particularly for Afghanistan, Sierra Leone and Iraq.

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