Media Advisory: Humanitarian Chief Mark Lowcock to visit Damascus

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 28 Aug 2018

WHO: Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator

WHAT: Visit to Syrian Arab Republic

WHEN: 28 August 2018

WHERE: Damascus

Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, is scheduled to be in the Syrian capital Damascus on 28 August on his second visit to Syria in 2018.

Mr. Lowcock is scheduled to meet with government officials to discuss humanitarian issues related to, among other things, response planning and access. Mr. Lowcock is also scheduled to meet national and international NGO partners, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, the UN country team and representatives of the diplomatic community.

During this one-day working visit, no media availability with Mr. Lowcock is expected.

For further details, please contact:
Jens Laerke, OCHA Geneva, +41 79 472 9750, laerke@un.org
Russell Geekie, OCHA New York, +1 917 331 0393, geekie@un.org

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:
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