TO:                   The Provincial/ District Chairman

The Provincial/ District Offices for onward distribution to Clubs

Lifesaving Eastern Cape Club Chairman and Secretaries

                        Associate Members


CC:                  The President, Vice President and Members of the Management Board, Directors

                        ILS Sport Commission Secretary – Jelle Meintsma, General Manager and LSA Staff


Date:                30th April 2021


Subject:           Webinar 13 May : 10 Year Anniversary of the World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2011

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It is hard to believe that it is 10 years since the World Conference on Drowning Prevention (WCDP) in Da Nang.

To celebrate this anniversary, the Royal Life Saving Australia invites you to attend a webinar to reflect on the event and discuss where the issue of drowning prevention is today.

To register for the webinar please click on the link below:

The webinar will feature a discussion about the historic first United Nations Resolution on Global Drowning Prevention, with guest speakers including:

·                     Dr David Meddings FRCP(C), MHSc, Department of the Social Determinants of Health, World Health Organization

·                     Gemma May, International Advocacy Manager, Royal National Lifeboat Institution, UK.

To learn more about WCDP go to:   

Please spread the word and invite anyone and everyone who might want to join.


Yours faithfully,

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Helen Herbert

General Manager


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