Posted by: africanpressorganization | 17 October 2012

UN HUMANITARIAN CHIEF VALERIE AMOS TO VISIT BENIN


 

 

UN HUMANITARIAN CHIEF VALERIE AMOS TO VISIT BENIN

 

GENEVA, Switzerland, October 17, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ UN HUMANITARIAN CHIEF VALERIE AMOS TO VISIT BENIN

 

WHO: Valerie Amos, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator

 

WHAT: Mission to the Republic of Benin

 

WHEN: 18-19 October 2012

 

WHERE: Cotonou, with visit to the field

 

Valerie Amos, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, is scheduled to arrive on mission in Cotonou in the Republic of Benin on the 18 October. A field visit is planned for Friday 19 October.

 

Heavy floods have affected the north of Benin and other West African states since the end of August.

 

The visit takes place at the invitation of the President, H. E. Boni Yayi, who is also currently the Chairperson of the African Union.

 

SOURCE 

United Nations – Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)


Categories

%d bloggers like this: