Archives for posts with tag: ValerieAmos

UN: Extremely Grave Situation in CAR Demands Urgent Attention

Genocide in the Central African Republic.
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=47302&Cr=central+african+republic&Cr1#.Ux4hfPBX-ua

Multiple Emergencies Pose Great Test for Global Humanitarian System

Excellent summary from Valerie Amos, Humanitarian Affairs & Emergency Relief Coordinator covering Syria, Philippines, CAR, South Sudan, Sudan, DRC, Somalia, Sahel, Afghanistan, Haiti, & Myanmar.

WATCH Film Report: BEYONCE & ANDERSON COOPER  (6 min.)
Beyonce Knowles and Baroness Valerie Amos Head of UN Humanitarian Affairs are interviewed by Anderson Cooper at UNTV Studios.
World Humanitarian Day (19 August, 2012) is becoming a social media campaign focus with Beyonce’s involvement/endorsement.
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/movie/beyonce-anderson-cooper/31244Image

Blog Report: UN – “DO NOT FORGET AFGHAN PEOPLE,” By, Ambassador Mo
“Although overall international assistance is expected to reduce, we must continue to mobilize resources to help those in acute need. We need to balance support for security sector with a very strong emphasis on basic service delivery, development & governance,” according to Under SG Humanitarian Affairs & Emergency Relief Coordinator, Valerie Amos speaking during visit to Afghanistan. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/un-do-not-forget-afghan-people/51846Image

ImageBlog Report: JERUSALEM EXPULSIONS PROTESTED BY UN HUMAN RIGHTS/REFUGEE OFFICIALS, By Ambassador Mo
Evictions of Palestinians from their homes & properties in occupied territory contravene international law, including the Fourth Geneva Convention, & should cease,” said Maxwell Gaylard, who serves as Deputy Special Coordinator as well as Humanitarian Coordinator for the occupied Palestinian territory. Two Palestinian families have joined an extended list of those deprived of their multi-generational homes. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/jerusalem-expulsions-protested-by-un-human-rightsrefugee-officials/50771