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02 Dec 2015 description

Addis Ababa and Cairo, 1 December 2015: The General Secretariat of the League of Arab States (LAS) and the Commission of the African Union (AU) met on 30 November 2015 at the Headquarters of the LAS in Cairo, and held extensive consultations on political, peace and security issues of mutual interest. The delegation of the LAS was led by its SecretaryGeneral,

29 Nov 2015 description

New League of Arab States, European Union and UNDP joint project will establish a Regional Crisis Response Network

Cairo – The League of Arab States (LAS) launched today the second phase of its effort to strengthen crisis response capacities in its Secretariat and Member States. This phase of the initiative, which will last for 36 months, will enhance regional institutional capacities and cooperation for early warning and effective response to regional crises, conflicts, man-made disasters and post-conflict/post-disaster situations.

10 Apr 2014 description

Arab Countries seek to establish a Regional Crisis Response Network in collaboration with the League of Arab States, the European Union and UNDP

Amman, 7 April 2014 – Crisis response officials from 20 Arab countries started in Amman today meetings of the first regional conference “Towards a Crisis Response Network in the Arab Region.” Over two days, the conference discusses means to enhance the regional architecture for crisis management in order to link and strengthen national institutions, operating procedures, and capacities in early warning and crisis response.

29 May 2013 description
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(Cairo, 29 May 2013) –The Secretariat General of the League of Arab States (LAS) and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), signed today, Wednesday 29 May 2013, a joint Plan of Action that reinforces cooperation on humanitarian issues.

19 Dec 2011 description

Addis Ababa - 19 December 2011: The Peace and Security Department of the African Union Commission and the Secretariat of the League of the Arab States (LAS) held a consultative meeting at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa on 19 December 2011. The meeting was co-chaired by Ambassador RamtaneLamamra, AU Commissioner for Peace and Security and Ambassador Samir AlKassir, Assistant Secretary-General of the League of Arab States for Peace and Security.