10 countries
326 clowns

663 med. & social

705,800 patients
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How does a socially healthy society develop?

Monica Culen reflects on the role of play and laughter on the eve Universal Children's Day as important parameters of a child's healthy development.

Monica Culen on Universal Children's Day 2016

"Creepy Clowns” endanger the work of professional artists

Recent events have prompted RED NOSES International to respond to the harmful activities of several individuals worldwide. Here is a message from our Managing and Artistic Directors.

RNI's Response to the "Creepy Clown" Trend

The joy of life for disadvantaged children in Ukraine

RED NOSES traveled around the region of L'viv and tailored several programs to the needs of the children in this war-torn setting

Disadvantaged Children in Ukraine

RED NOSES interventions with refugees in Greece

Our Emergency Smile mission in Greece is now over. What a success! Beginning in 2017, RED NOSES will resume our work there.

Emergency Smile Greece End Report 2016

When charitable activities fail at national borders.

October 1st is the European Day of Foundations. Monica Culen argues for the creation of a European Foundation and it's causing quite a stir. Found out why here. 

Charitable Foundations

Conveying important educational lessons through humour 

The cooperation between RED NOSES Clowndoctors International, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Hellenic Red Cross (HRC) continues to be a success.

Emergency Smile Greece Update!

Ready. Set. Clown around!

The 2016 edition of the RED NOSES International Camp recently concluded in Zbraslavice (CZ). This annual event brought together delegates from all ten partner organisations of RNI to improve and streamline the work of hospital clowning.

RNI Camp 2016

Study proves that RED NOSES promotes positive emotions

Patients are enthusiastic about RED NOSES clowns. Each patient feels valued, respected and engaged from each visit. A study led by the University of Zurich concluded these results in cooperation with RED NOSES and Rehazentrum Bad Haring in Austria.

The RED NOSES effect!

Emergency Smile's third trip to Ukraine

In each city they visited, the clowns brought with them a positive message to encourage each child and adult they met. Their journey brought them in contact with internally displaced peoples in Kyiv, Zaporizhzhia, Mariupol and Berdyansk. 

Emergency Smile Ukraine Update!

A foreigner is only foreign in a foreign land

Do refugees need a clown? Is a smile something that refugees can carry with them? Giora Seeliger offers his personal experiences for World Refugee Day.

World Refugee Day 2016 - Reflections from Giora Seeliger


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