المجلس الأعلى لإدارة وتنسيق الشؤون الإنسانية والتعاون الدولي

Secretary-General of Supreme Council discusses mechanisms for action of international organizations.

A meeting in Sana’a today, chaired by the Secretary General of the Supreme Council for The Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Abdul Mohsen Tawoos, discussed the mechanism of action of international organizations and ways to strengthen partnership and coordination to overcome the problems that guide the humanitarian process.

The meeting, in the presence of the Regional Director of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs for the Middle East and North Africa George Khoury and the Director of the OCHA Office in Yemen Aden O’Leary, addressed the problems related to the basic and sub-agreements ,the mechanism of implementation of projects , the reasons for their delays and ways to find solution for difficulties in implementing them.

During the meeting, which included the head of the International Cooperation Department of the Council, Manaa al-Asal, the head of the coordination department Faisal Medhish, and representatives of international organizations working in the humanitarian field, reviewed the problems of delayed decision-making on projects, including failure to meet the requirements of these projects and failure to submit them through the Supreme Council. To manage and coordinate humanitarian affairs.

At the meeting, the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Humanitarian Affairs stressed the importantance of strengthening the partnership between the parties working in the field of humanitarian affairs to alleviate the human suffering that the Yemeni people are going as result of continuing aggression and blockade.

He explained that projects should meet the actual needs of those affected. He urged international organizations to work transparently in implementing their projects through relevant entities in coordination with the Supreme Council for The Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

Tawoos said that the council will seriously stand in the way of constructive discussions to move forward with humanitarian work and implement what is agreed upon. He said the Council will make every effort to facilitate humanitarian efforts in Yemen to serve those affected in accordance with the priorities of need.

Regional Director of UN Office George Khoury also praised the efforts of the Supreme Council for Humanitarian Affairs and its efforts to find appropriate solutions and remedies for humanitarian issues.

He stressed that constructive discussions and regular meetings between the organizations and the Council would narrow the gap and contribute positively to overcoming the difficulties of ensuring humanitarian work in Yemen.

The meeting came up with a number of actions related to determining the pre-project time period to the Supreme Council and the time limit for the completion of the project-related procedures.

The meeting approved the signing of the basic agreements and the formation of a joint committee to carry out the tasks within two days to develop treatments for sub-agreements, activities and projects to be implemented and the necessary treatments for them.

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