المجلس الأعلى لإدارة وتنسيق الشؤون الإنسانية والتعاون الدولي

An agreement was signed between the Supreme Council and seven international organizations.

An agreement was signed today in Sana’a  between SCMCHA, Oxfam, Adra, Intersos, the global Community, MDM, British Islamic Relief UK, and PU AMI.

The agreement was signed by The Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for the Mohsen Tawoos and a representative of each organizations, 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, Aidan O’Leary.

The agreement stipulates respect for the sovereignty of the country , the provisions of the Constitution and laws, regulations, customs and traditions, and not to engage in any activities that conflict with local laws in f and to abide by the implementation of activities with plans, programs and proposals that correspond with the requirements of actual need within the framework of transparency and impartiality without any interference in the internal affairs of the country.

The agreement includes that no surveys of any segment of society except after coordination with the Supreme Council for the Management and Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and International Cooperation.

This agreement considers the regulation that will organize the work of non-governmental and international organizations in Yemen, where the Supreme Council for Humanitarian Affairs committed to facilitie the functions and activities of humanitarian organizations working in Yemen.

Tawoos stressed the importance of integrating efforts between all parties as partners in humanitarian work.
He pointed out the council’s readiness to provide facilities to implement or facilitate the tasks and work of the organizations, programs and projects in accordance with the texts and principles of the agreement.

“The signing of the agreement was considered as a step towards strengthening the partnership in the field of humanitarian work”, he said.

He stressed that all parties are concerned with taking humanitarian responsibility towards the Yemeni people, who have been subjected to aggression and siege for five years.

He stressed the importance of constructive dialogue and discussion among humanitarian partners to ensure that difficulties are overcome and that humanitarian objectives are achieved.

The signing was attended by The head of the Department of International Cooperation, Manaa Al-Asal, Director of the Branch of the Supreme Council for Humanitarian Affairs in Hodeidah Jaber Al-Razhi, Director of International Organizations Turki Jamil and Director of Legal Affairs Abdullah Al-Khazan.

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