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  • Significant change in Brazilian drowning statistics

    The Brazilian Life Saving Society (SOBRASA) reports that statistics on Brazilian drowning shows a significant reduction after joining ILS in 1995.

  • Surf New Zealand Activity Report

    Surf Life Saving is the leading water safety organisation in New Zealand and has been providing Surf Lifesaving services to New Zealand communities for nearly 100 years.

  • Mexico Activity Report

    A report on the Mexican Association’s activities on lifesaving development and rescue and education in the country:


  • Iran Activity Report

    The Lifesaving Federation of The Islamic Republic of Iran reports on its latest lifesaving development activities.

  • ILSE Training Courses

    Dr. Klaus Wilkens, ILS President for Europe reported on the lifesaving training activities that have been organised in Europe.

    Training Course in Latvia

  • International Maritime Rescue Federation

    At the World Maritime Rescue Congress in Götheborg, Sweden, held from 4th to 8th June 2007, the transformation of International Lifeboat Federation (ILF) into the new International Maritime Rescue Fe

  • Nile Swimmers

    Dan Graham and Tom Mecrow, Royal Life Saving Society - United Kingdom instructors, report about their lifesaving training in Sudan:

  • Operational rescue diving in Hong Kong

    On 25 March 2007 two DLRG diving instructors, Benno Scharpenberg and Klaus Schneider, travelled to Hong Kong accompanied by the President of DLRG and ILS-Europe, Dr. Klaus Wilkens.

  • ILSE Board Meeting in Belgrade

    The annual Board Meeting 2007 was organised by the Serbian member association, the Red Cross of Serbia, in Belgrade 22 – 24 June 2007 combined with an Extraordinary General Assembly.

  • IRB History book

    RNLI is pleased to announce a new book called “Break Through: How the Inflatable Rescue Boat Conquered the Surf’ produced with support from Surf Life Saving Australia.