Ambassador Hesham Yousef, OIC assistant secretary general for humanitarian affairs
Jeddah - WAM
The General Secretariat of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation ,OIC, (through its Department of Humanitarian Affairs) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Islamic Committee of the International Crescent, ICIC, with a view to promoting cooperation, partnership and coordination between the two sides on humanitarian assistance response as well as cooperation in the field of International Humanitarian Law.
The MoU, signed at the headquarters of the General Secretariat in Jeddah, also aims to establish regular consultations between the two sides and set up a joint working group to elaborate operational procedures for cooperation and consultation blueprints in the field of humanitarian policies, exchange of information, capacity building and resource mobilisation for humanitarian disasters and crises as well as other issues of common interest.
The MoU was signed by Ambassador Hesham Yousef, OIC Assistant Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs, and Ambassador Ali Buhedma, ICIC President.
The ICIC is an affiliated institution to the OIC and is based in Benghazi, Libya.