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Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator a.i., Ramesh Rajasingham, remarks at the launch of the 2022 Global Humanitarian Overview, London, 2 December 2021

As delivered Thank you, Minister Cleverly, for your remarks. This is the third year running that the United Kingdom has hosted this event – a testament to the ongoing commitment of Her Majesty’s...

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Haiti

Remarks by Mr. Ramesh Rajasingham Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator at Member States Briefing on the Humanitarian Situation in Haiti, 2 September 2021

Panel Remarks Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear Colleagues, We are all here today to show our support to the people of Haiti. We stand with them as they grieve the loss of their loved ones,...

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Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator a.i., Ramesh Rajasingham, closing remarks at the end of the annual network meeting of the Consultative Group on Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination

Virtual, 3 May 2021 – as delivered Distinguished guests, colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, friends, It is my pleasure to join you here today at the end of an engaging annual meeting of the...

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Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ramesh Rajasingham: Opening remarks to the HNPW Session on “Moving towards more inclusive humanitarian action: defining the problem and objectives”, 20 April 2021

Online, 20 April 2021 Distinguished guests, colleagues, ladies, friends gentlemen, thank you so much for joining us for this framing meeting. As you know, the corona crisis has been traumatic mainly...

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Acting Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Ramesh Rajasingham lecture to Columbia School of International and Public Affairs on the United Nations' role in the humanitarian system

Thanks very much indeed. It is a pleasure to be with you today and among such an impressive and diverse group of students and the likely future humanitarian practitioners, policy and decision makers,...

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Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs & Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, a.i. Mr. Ramesh Rajasingham, Remarks at High-Level Event on Data Responsibility in Humanitarian Action (17 December 2020)

Thank you very much for joining us today for this event on data responsibility in humanitarian action. I am pleased to open this session and welcome you all to what promises to be a rich discussion. ...

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Afghanistan

Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ad Interim, Mr. Ramesh Rajasingham - Remarks for the Virtual Briefing on the Humanitarian Situation in Afghanistan, 2 February 2021

New York, 2 February 2021 As delivered Opening remarks Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, I am Ramesh Rajasingham, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief...

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Syria

Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Ad Interim, Ramesh Rajasingham, Briefing to the Security Council on the Humanitarian Situation in Syria, 25 November 2020

as delivered New York, 25 November 2020 Thank you, Madam President. I will focus today on five areas: first, the situation of displaced people across Syria as winter approaches; second, the...

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High Level Panel “Scaling Up Anticipatory Action: More. Better. Together.” Draft Opening Remarks of acting Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ramesh Rajasingham

Virtual Climate Summit | Climate:RED As delivered Jagan and Thomas, thank you. It is an honour to participate in the first virtual Climate RED summit alongside the International Federation of the Red...

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Syria

Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Ad Interim, Ramesh Rajasingham, Briefing to the Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Syria, 27 August 2020

As delivered Thank you, Mr. President. Today, I will focus on five areas: First, the COVID-19 outbreak and its impact on health services. Second, the economic downturn. Third, protection of...

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Acting Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Ramesh Rajasingham Opening remarks on contemporary challenges on the protection of civilians and humanitarian aspects related to cyber-attacks at Arria-Formula meeting on Cyber-Attacks

Acting Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Ramesh Rajasingham Opening remarks on contemporary challenges on the protection of civilians and humanitarian aspects related to...

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Yemen

Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, ad interim Mr. Ramesh Rajasingham: Briefing to the Security Council on Yemen, New York, 18 August 2020

As prepared for delivery Thank you, Mr. President. In last month’s briefing, Under-Secretary-General Lowcock warned that the crisis in Yemen has never been worse. The country is again sliding towards...

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High-Level Panel on Technology and Innovation at the 2020 ECOSOC-Humanitarian Affairs Segment: Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator a.i Ramesh Rajasingham – Opening Remarks as Moderator

“Improving humanitarian effectiveness through new technology and innovation: opportunities and challenges” 11 June 2020 As delivered Vice President Omar Hilale, Excellencies, colleagues, Ladies and...

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