EMBARGOED TO THE MEDIA UNTIL TUESDAY 18 NOVEMBER 2003, 1100 HRS NEW YORK TIME

 
 

CRISES

 
 

Angola

 
 

Burundi

 
 

Central African Republic

 
 

Chad

 
 

Chechnya & Neighbouring Republics RF

 

Cote D'Ivoire Plus Three

 
 

Democratic People's Republic of Korea

 
 

Democratic Republic of the Congo

 
  Eritrea  
  Great Lakes Region and Central Africa  
  Guinea  
 Haiti
  Indonesia 
 Iran  
  Liberia  
  Madagascar 
 Occupied Palestinian Territory  
  Sierra Leone  
  Somalia  
  Southern Africa Region  
  Sudan  
  Tajikistan  
  Tanzania  
  Uganda  
  West Africa  
  Zimbabwe  
     
 

Other Crises

 
  Ethiopia  
   
   
   
   
 

 

 


 

Launch of the United Nations 2004 Humanitarian Appeal

 

“Hear our Voices”

 

19 November 2003

Centre Borschette, room 0A

Rue Froissart 36, 1040 Brussels

 

 

Programme

 

Moderator Mr Omar Bakhet ,

Director of the United Nations Office in Brussels

 

0830h-0915h

Registration and Coffee

 

 

0915h                  

Opening Remarks by Mr  Omar Bakhet

 

Video “Hear our Voices”

 

The scope of humanitarian needs in Sudan, Tajikistan and Uganda
  • Dr Mukesh Kapila, UN Humanitarian Co-ordinator for Sudan
  • Dr William Paton, UN Humanitarian Co-ordinator for Tajikistan
  • Mr Daouda Toure, UN Humanitarian Co-ordinator for Uganda

 

A Voice from Uganda
  • Mrs Angelina Atyam,   Chair of Concerned Parents Association, Uganda

0945h                  

The response of the humanitarian community
  • Mr James T. Morris, Executive Director of the World Food Programme and Special Envoy of the Secretary General for Humanitarian Needs in Southern Africa
  • Mr Poul Nielson, European Commissioner for Development Co-operation and Humanitarian Aid
  • Mr Marc Verwilghen, Minister for Development, Belgium
  • Mr Armin Laschet, MEP Rapporteur of the European Parliament for the relations between the European Union and the United Nations

 

Unicef Goodwill Ambassador
  • Mr Helmut Lotti

1100h      

Closing remarks followed by Joint Press Conference (invited members of the Press only, in Room 0A)

 

 

In the Salon on the 5th Floor, Centre Borschette

 

1130h          European Choir “Hot Air”

Followed by Cocktail - Buffet Lunch


 

 

 

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