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Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mr. Mark Lowcock Briefing to the Security Council on the Humanitarian Situation in Northwest Syria, New York, 6 February 2020

As delivered Thank you, Mr. President, Geir has just updated you on the political and military developments. So, let me update you on the humanitarian situation. In the week since I last briefed you...

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Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock, remarks at the annual high-level pledging conference for the Central Emergency Response Fund, 9 December 2019

New York, 9 December 2019 As delivered Secretary-General António Guterres, Excellencies and Ministers, distinguished guests, Welcome to the 2019 High-level Pledging Event for the United Nations...

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Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator - Anticipation saves lives: How data and innovative financing can help improve the world’s response to humanitarian crises

London School of Economics, 2 December 2019 As delivered Thank you. I am delighted to be here. Twenty months ago, in Dublin, I gave a lecture in the series named after Roger Casement. A 19th century...

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Under Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock’s remarks during the global launch of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Guidelines on Inclusion of Persons with disabilities in Humanitarian Action

As delivered Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, Ana Maria, I am pleased to see so many participants here today, I’m also pleased to see all of you here and I’m especially pleased to see so many...

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Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock, Briefing to the Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Yemen, 17 October 2019

As delivered Thank you very much, Mr. President. As you’ve heard me say many times before, Yemen is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis and the largest relief operation. More than 250 humanitarian...

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Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock, remarks at the International Conference on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Crisis Situations

Amsterdam, 8 October 2019 As delivered Earlier this year, a woman named Dorothy witnessed the unspeakable: the murder of her husband and two of her children. Like many others, the family was caught...

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Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock remarks at UN General Assembly Side Event on Counter-terrorism Frameworks and Sanctions Regimes: Safeguarding humanitarian space, 25 September 2019

UN Headquarters, New York, 25 September 2019, 16:00-18:00 As delivered I am pleased to be here. I am going to pick on a couple of points colleagues have made. I just want to remind the panellists...

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