November 2005

Lifesaving law approved in Panama

On Thursday 24 November the National Assembly of Deputies of the Republic of Panama approved the Project of Bill n° 101, which regulates the profession of lifesaving and dictates other…


Irish Water Safety celebrates 60 years

Irish Water Safety, the statutory body established to promote water safety in Ireland visited Áras an Uachtaráin on Friday 11th November to celebrate 60 years of promoting water safety in…


First Dr. Ian Mackie Medical Fellowship awarded

The ILS Medical Committee takes great pleasure in announcing Angela Lawson from New Zealand, as the first ILS Dr. Ian Mackie Medical Fellowship recipient. Angela was supported in her application…


Third term of office for DLRG President

Dr. Klaus Wilkens was elected President of the DLRG (German Lifesaving Federation) for a third term with an overwhelming majority at the associationâ„¢s General Assembly held in Weimar. The delegates…


HRH Prince Michael of Kent Certificate of Merit

Roy Phillips of West Midlands Fire Service, a previously trained UK lifeguard, was awarded the HRH Prince Michael of Kent Certificate of Merit for his outstanding courage and bravery during…