He works in Amman, Jordan, but also in Ankara, Iraq and at the United Nations Office at Geneva. As the United Nations regional humanitarian coordinator for the Syria crisis since 2017, Panos Moumtzis' work has taken him around the world. "I rarely sleep in the same place for more than three days," he told Kathimerini during an interview.
The huge burden of the world's natural and manmade disasters are on the shoulders of the Muslim countries, yet their civil societies are not strong enough to respond, according to the head of Kızılay, the Turkish Red Crescent. A network among the national societies of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) countries will be set up today in Istanbul to strengthen cooperation.
Romania's permanent representative to the UN, Ambassador Ion Jinga, on Friday held a speech in the Security Council, in an open debate on "Maintaining International Peace and Security: Assessing the Impact of Natural Disasters Caused by Climate Changes on Peace and International Security," informs a press release sent to AGERPRES.