Posted by: africanpressorganization | 16 August 2010

Egypt / World Humanitarian Day 2010 Press conference / Invitation




Egypt / World Humanitarian Day 2010 Press conference / Invitation



CAIRO, Egypt, August 16, 2010/African Press Organization (APO)/ — World Humanitarian Day 2010 Press conference / Invitation
19 August 2010 from 11 a.m. to 11.45 a.m.
United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in Cairo

Media representatives in Cairo are cordially invited to attend a press conference on the 19 August on the occasion of World Humanitarian Day 2010.

The Day was instituted by the UN General Assembly in December 2008 to increase public awareness about humanitarian work and the principles that motivate it as well as the importance of international cooperation. It is also to commemorate those humanitarian workers who have lost their lives in the course of duty.

Speakers at the conference will include senior-level representatives from UN humanitarian organizations and the Red Crescent Society who will elaborate on topics such as the security of relief workers, the neutrality and independence of humanitarian organizations, and the diversity of humanitarian personnel.

The speakers will be available for questions on a wide range of humanitarian issues.


Please confirm your attendance by phone: 27900022 or email to:




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