Czech Drowning Prevention Campaign

David Smejkal, President of the Water Rescue Service of the Czech Red Cross, informs us about a campaign in the Czech Republic focused on preventing drowning of children. The Czech…


European Lifesaving Championships 2017

National Teams and Youth The European Lifesaving Championships for National Teams and Youth took place on September 2th – 9th, 2017, in Belgium, Ostend and Bruges. They were hosted by…


DLRG in the German Parliament

Three weeks ago ILSE Member DLRG published its annual report in a press conference. Main topic was the result of a representative survey in the German population about the swim…


Water Safety Awareness Week of IWS

Last week ILSE Member Irish Water Safety launched a national campaign to highlight water safety: ‘Water Safety Awareness Week’. http://www.adworld.ie/2017/06/22/irish-water-safety-watson-creative/ https://www.watersafety.ie/


ILSE Member RFESS, Spain

Isabel Garcia Sanz, President of ILSE Member Real Federación Española de Salvamento y Socorrismo (RFESS), Spain, and Vice President of ILSE, has been elected as Vice President of the Spanish…


ILSE Board of Directors Meeting 2017

The annual ILSE Board of Directors Meeting took place May 12th – 14th, 2017, in Malaga, Spain, in a pleasant and well organised atmosphere. ILSE Board of Directors confirmed the…


Annual Meeting of ILSE Commissions

The annual meetings of ILSE Commissions took place in Copenhagen, January 13th -15th, 2017. The participants started with the annual Best Practice Seminar, topic this year: ‘National water safety plans’….