Lightning Talk | Stage 1

Migrants face formal and informal barriers to access to services, including cost and fear of detention upon seeking public services. Obstacles to accessible healthcare are exacerbated in the pandemic, risking deepened inequalities and faster spread of COVID-19.



Francesco Rocca
President, IFRC
Mr Francesco Rocca has enjoyed a long and distinguished career with the Italian Red Cross, first as its Head of Emergency Operations in 2008 and its Extraordinary Commissioner (2009-2013) before being appointed National President (2013-2017) and later National President of the Italian Red Cross Association (2017-). His service with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has been equally distinguished. He has served as Vice-President (Europe) from 2013 to 2017, and was the Italian Red Cross representative on the IFRC Governing Board from 2009-2013.
September 23, 10:25
10:25 — 10:30EST(GMT-4) (5′)

Health, Inequalities, Leave No One Behind, Planet

Francesco Rocca (IFRC)