The leaders, including the President of Liberia, George Weah; United States Senator Chris Coons; President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the African Export-Import Bank, Prof. Benedict Okey Oramah; President, International Committee of the Red Cross, Peter Maurer, spoke on Monday at the virtual Leadership Panel, which was moderated by the Chairman, UBA Plc, Tony Elumelu
Browsing: Achim Steiner
The United Nations on Friday called for stronger partnership with stakeholders to address humanitarian crisis caused by Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East region.
At least 826,000 Nigerians are severely affected by heavy flooding after the banks of the country’s two main rivers – Niger and Benue – bursted following heavy rain, which began falling in August.
Onyeama said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria after a meeting with the UN team leaders on the sidelines of the 73rd UN General Assembly in New York.
The UNDP is the largest of the independently funded UN agencies
Steiner said: “Today marks a historic step toward improving the situation of the Ogoni people who have paid this high price for too long.
“A clean-up and restoration effort like this cannot happen overnight