DOHA: The Third International Forum for Humanitarian Work began in Doha on May 19 amid warnings from the OIC that the humanitarian situation in several Muslim countries is worsening and that growing numbers of refugees are causing state institutes to collapse.
During his speech at the opening of the forum, Ambassador Hesham Youssef, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs at the OIC, said that humanitarian action today has become more difficult and that the world is more volatile.
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The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Iyad Ameen Madani condemns the "elections" to be held in the occupied Nagorno-Karabakh region of the Republic of Azerbaijan on 3 May 2015. He states that these elections are illegal and in contravention of the resolutions of the UN Security Council, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Similarly, the OIC Secretary General calls on the international community to condemn this process and deem it illegitimate.
The General Secretariat of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation OIC (through its Department of Humanitarian Affairs) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Islamic Committee of the International Crescent (ICIC) on the 2nd of April 2015 at the headquarters of the General Secretariat in Jeddah with a view to promoting cooperation, partnership and coordination between the two sides on humanitarian assistance response as well as cooperation in the field of International Humanitarian Law.
(Addis Ababa/Jeddah/N'Djamena, 21 November 2014): A high-level mission today wrapped up a week-long visit to Chad raising attention for the human suffering and calling for more engagement of the international community in the Central African Country.