ISESCO calls for strengthening humanitarian action to achieve peace, security

RABAT, The Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (ISESCO) on Friday called for strengthening humanitarian work to achieve security and peace in the world.

In a statement on the occasion of the World Humanitarian Day, which falls on 19th August of each year, KUNA quoted the organisation as urging countries and governments to give priority to financing the social and humanitarian sector.

The ISESCO stressed the importance of strengthening policies and programmes that take into account social assistance and mental health in order to support women and children victims of persecution, wars and conflicts.

In the statement, it expressed the commitment to enhancing efforts and coordinating joint action within the framework of a comprehensive humanitarian alliance in order to support the most vulnerable groups in society.

The organisation commended the courage and dedication of volunteers who are committed to humanitarian work to achieve peace and security in the world, especially in the outbreak of armed conflicts, wars and the negative repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic.

ISESCO reiterated its keenness to consolidate humanitarian action through its work strategy, programmes and initiatives aimed at promoting the values of peace, solidarity and mercy, recalling its various programmes and initiatives.

Source: Emirates News Agency