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Burkina Faso + 2 more

Remarks by Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock at the high-level pledging event for the humanitarian crisis in Central Sahel - A Virtual Event, 20 October 2020

Thank you, Heba. Thanks in particular to the Governments of Denmark and Germany, and to the European Union for hosting this important meeting on the humanitarian situation in the Central Sahel. Thank...

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Burkina Faso + 5 more

Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock Speech at the Paris Institute for Political Science - The Greater Sahel: How To Avert A Looming Tragedy

A Virtual Speech, New York, 13 October 2020 I am delighted to be here at Sciences Po – albeit only virtually - because if trainee policy makers anywhere are going in future to make a difference on...

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DR Congo + 1 more

Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock remarks at the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly side event: Sharing experiences in addressing gender-based violence

Sharing experiences in addressing gender-based violence: Women & girls in crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of South Sudan UN Headquarters, New York, 24 September 2019 I...

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DR Congo

Joint statement from WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore, and WFP Executive Director David Beasley

NEW YORK/GENEVA/KINSHASA/ROME - "Tomorrow, 1 August, marks one year since the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) declared an outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in North Kivu...

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Burkina Faso + 6 more

Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock, Remarks at the European Council on Foreign Relations on the Humanitarian Situation in the Sahel, Brussels, 12 June 2019

As prepared for delivery Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you for giving me the opportunity to talk about the Sahel with you. My main point, to cut to the chase, is that, at the moment, most...

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Cameroon + 2 more

Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock, Statement to the Arria-Formula meeting on the humanitarian situation in Cameroon, 13 May 2019

UN Headquarters, New York, 13 May 2019 As delivered Thank you for the opportunity to bring this under-reported crisis to your attention. Cameroon, one of the largest economies in Africa, is facing...

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DR Congo

Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock: Statement on United Nations and Humanitarian Community Making Progress in Scaling Up Aid to People in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

In response to the deterioration in the humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) over the previous year, the Inter-Agency Standing Committee activated a Level 3 response...

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DR Congo

Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock: Statement to the Security Council on the humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, New York, 19 March 2018

As delivered Mr. President, This is Mwasi Kallunga and her seven children, including her 18-month-old baby, Shabani. You all have this picture in front of you. You can see little Shabani has the...

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DR Congo

United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock - Remarks to the media in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo on 13 March 2018 [EN/FR]

Thank you very much. Ladies and gentlemen of the press, I would like to thank you for your presence today as we wrap up this mission of crucial importance. First of all, I would like to thank the...

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Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock - Remarks at the Member States briefing on the Democratic Republic of the Congo - 16 November 2017

New York, 16 November 2017 As delivered This crisis rarely reaches the international headlines so I am grateful for the opportunity to brief you on the growing humanitarian crisis in the Democratic...

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