2016 ILS Surf Lifesaving Sport Receives a Boost in Phuket, Thailand


The ILS Asia Pacific Region held a Surf Lifesaving Sport Coaching Workshop in Phuket Thailand from 7 to 10 December 2016. The aim of the workshop was to stimulate and facilitate increased lifesaving sport activity through focusing on coaching to build local capacity in beach/ocean lifesaving sport knowledge, skill and networks which with ongoing guidance […]

2017 Enhancing Pool Lifesaving Sport Skills Across the Asia-Pacific


From 15 to 19 November 2017, 27 lifesavers from 10 Asia-Pacific nations attended the ILS Asia-Pacific Region’s Pool Lifesaving Coaching Workshop that was hosted by the Life Saving Society Malaysia (LSSM) in Penang, Malaysia. The men and women lifesavers from Malaysia, Iran, Sri Lanka, Korea, Hong Kong, Philippines, Thailand, Australia and New Zealand participated in […]

2018 Asia-Pacific Drowning Prevention Development Through Collaboration

Kuala Lumpur

In August 2018 in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, more than 40 administrators and lifesavers from 15 Asia-Pacific countries gathered to share, learn and collaborate on drowning prevention capacity and capability building. The goal of this project was to respond to the 2014 World Health Organisation Global report on drowning and using the 2017 WHO Preventing drowning: an implementation guide to […]

2019 Japan Lifesaving supports Water Safety Micronesia

In March 2019, two senior representatives of the Japan Lifesaving Association (JLA), Ms Chiharu Aizawa and Ms Yasuko Nakagawa visited the Federated States of Micronesia (Micronesia) to explore a future water safety project.

2020 International Instructors course in Riyadh – Saudi Arabia


The ILS and the ILS-Africa Academy nominated Mr Mohamed Rharbal and Mss Rahib Fatima Ezzahrae as the International Chief Instructors to lead three International Lifeguard Instructor’s course in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The courses were organised by the Saudi Lifesaving Federation (SLSF) and took place in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia: Course 1: […]

2020 First course of Lifeguards in Oman


From 24 to 30 December 2020, a Pool Lifeguard Course was organised in the city of Muscat, the Capital city of Oman. The course took place in the Almadinah Holiday Hotel. The appointed International Instructor was Mostafa Mahmoud Akl Akl from Egypt, living in Oman (Instructor number MAR-20-034). All Covid-19 rules were respected. In total […]

2021 Elective General Assembly


The 2021 Elective General Assembly of the Asia-Pacific Regional Branch will be held on 20 February 2021 by electronic means. All Asia-Pacific Member Organisations are invited to attend this important gathering.

Saudi Life Saving Federation Board Members Elected


The Saudi Life Saving Federation informed the ILS that the following persons were elected as the SLSF Board Members for the 2021-2024 period: President: Mr. Ahmed Saud AL-SHAMMARI - Man Vice-President: Mr. Mubarak Ahmed AL-MULHEM - Man Board member: Dr. Mazna Abdulrahman AL-MARZOOQI - Woman Board Member: Moodie Megbel AL-SHAMMARI - Woman Board Member: Talal […]