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Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mr. Mark Lowcock, Remarks at the “Wars Have Laws” event at the London School of Economics and Political Science, 16 June 2021

As delivered Thank you very much, indeed. And thanks, everybody, for joining us today. I am actually just about to complete my tenure as the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs at the UN...

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Yemen

On Behalf of the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mr. Mark Lowcock, UNOCHA Director of Operations and Advocacy, Ms. Reena Ghelani - Remarks to the Security Council on the SAFER tanker in Yemen

New York, 3 June 2021 As delivered Thank you, Mr. President. Over the past two years, Under-Secretary-General Lowcock has briefed the Security Council 23 times on the SAFER tanker, including at a...

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South Sudan

Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock opening remarks at briefing to Member States on the humanitarian situation in South Sudan, 6 May 2021

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you for joining today’s discussion on the humanitarian situation in South Sudan. I’m pleased to be joined by South Sudan’s Minister of Humanitarian Affairs...

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Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock at the ODI Humanitarian Policy Group/ Institute for Security Studies webinar, ‘The climate crisis and humanitarian need: taking action to support the world’s most vulnerable communities’

With Dr. Fonteh Akum, Executive Director of the Institute for Security Studies Moderated by Sorcha O’Callaghan, Head of the Humanitarian Policy Group, ODI (29 April 2021) Thank you, Sorcha. The UN...

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Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock, Remarks to the Security Council on “Protection of civilians in armed conflict: indispensable civilian objects”

As delivered Good evening, Mr. President. Good afternoon, good morning, everybody. The whole world is grappling with the biggest crisis of our lifetime. Our only battle today should be with COVID...

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What’s wrong with the humanitarian aid system and how to fix it - Remarks by the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Mark Lowcock, at the Center for Global Development on Proposal for an Independent Commission for Voices in Crisis

22 April 2021 (online) I am thrilled to have this discussion at the CGD because a lot of the most interesting ideas on how to deal with this accountability problem have been generated by CGD...

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Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock, opening remarks at the opening of the 2021 Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week, 19 April 2021, virtual

19th April 2021, virtual Thank you very much. Good morning, good afternoon, good evening, everybody. I'm pleased to be here again for the opening of this year's Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships...

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Remarks by Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock at the fifth Brussels Conference on “Supporting the future of Syria and the region”

New York, 30 March 2021 (Virtual Event), as delivered OPENING REMARKS (Followed by Closing Remarks Below) Excellencies, representatives of governments, UN and NGO colleagues, ladies and gentlemen. ...

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Syria

A Decade of War in Syria: What Have Humanitarian Agencies Learned? A virtual lecture by Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator, at the Geneva Graduate Institute (16 March 2021)

As delivered Well, Mahmoud, thank you very much indeed. Hello, everybody. Thank you for joining us. And I’m looking forward to the discussion. No crisis has absorbed more money and effort from...

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