This document is inspired by the voices of the branch representatives, branch development practitioners in National Societies. It is a collection of statements and good practices around the topic of branch development and synthesis key elements of branches and their development.
Part I focuses on elaborating the diversity of branches we have today, to better understand the difference across our branches and at the same time the commonalities.
Part II builds on top of Part I and further elaborates why branches are in need to develop itself, and how they develop itself, reflecting the commonalities and shared principles despite its different context and situation.
It is aimed to serve as a case-material for learning and inspiration primary for National Societies and their branches, but also for anybody who is engaged with Red Cross Red Crescent National Societies to better understand the National Societies and its branches