News from RLSS Commonwealth

Aug 7 2023


Kalya Kandegoda Gamage is awarded 2022 Mountbatten Medal

On Monday 24th July, Kalya Kandegoda Gamage from Sri Lanka was awarded the 2022 Mountbatten Medal, for saving the life ...

Jul 26 2023


Noah Winders receives 2022 Russell Medal

Yesterday, Noah Winders from Ireland was awarded the 2022 Russell Medal, for his part in saving the life of a ...

Jul 12 2023


RLSS hosts ‘Accelerating Action on Global Drowning Prevention’ event in London

Today, the RLSS hosted an event at Marlborough House, home of the Commonwealth Secretariat, on Accelerating Action on Global Drowning ...

Feb 6 2023


WHO Executive Board Recommends World Health Assembly Adopt Resolution on Drowning

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Executive Board has adopted decision EB152/CONF./2 “Accelerating Action on Global Drowning Prevention” which recommends to ...

Feb 1 2023


2023 Year of Youth Officially Launched

On Monday of this week, The Commonwealth officially launched its ‘2023 Year of Youth’. The next 12 months will be ...

Dec 18 2022


International Migrants Day

Today, 18th December is International Migrants Day, and, on this day, we remember all those who have drowned using migration ...