Interview: “If each of us accepts this kind of suffering, it’s a shame on humanity”

In early October, Ali Al-Za’tari, the Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Sudan visited New York to discuss some of the major humanitarian and development challenges facing the east African nation.

Sudan, he says, is at a critical juncture in its recent history. “We’re talking about the establishment of a changed thinking in terms of how Sudan wants to envisage itself in the next couple of years,” he said.

“Does it want to continue to be a recipient of humanitarian aid, or does it want to get out of this conflict issue?”

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