Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Ursula Mueller Briefing to the Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Somalia, 22 May 2019

As delivered

Thank you, Mr. President.

I appreciate this opportunity to brief the Security Council today on the humanitarian situation in Somalia.

Mr. Pr…

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ASG for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Ursula Mueller – Remarks at High-Level Side Event on Prioritizing the Protection of Civilians: Policy, Practice and Priorities for the Future of the Protection of Civilians Agenda

United Nations Headquarters, 21 May 2019

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen,

It is a pleasure to be here today and to join this important discussion toget…