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Security Council Arria-Formula Open Meeting on “Responding to the Secretary General’s Call to Action on the Risk of Famine in the conflict-affected areas of Yemen, Somalia, South-Sudan and Northeast Nigeria”
16 Jun 2017 -  This Arria Formula meeting will provide an opportunity to assess the humanitarian situation in the four countries four months after the Secretary General’s call to action to avert famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and northern Nigeria and be briefed on the ongoing humanitarian and longer-term efforts to respond. It would also provide an opportunity to identify concrete measures that the Council, its members, the broader UN membership and the whole UN system could take in order to facilitate a more robust response and more effective relief efforts.

Co-hosted by: Permanent Representative of France, the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom, the Permanent Representative of Sweden, the Permanent Representative of Ethiopia, the Permanent Representative of Senegal, the Permanent Representative of Italy, the Permanent Representative of Egypt, and the Permanent Representative of Japan.