- 24 May
VP BOAKAI PARTICIPATES IN AFRICAN UNION HIGH-LEVEL PANEL IN ISTANBUL
May 24, 2016
Vice President Joseph N. Boakai, today, Tuesday, May 24, 2016, kicked off his participation at the World Humanitarian Summit by attending the African High-Level Panel on Humanitarian Effectiveness in Africa convened by African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.
The High-Level Panel is being held on the margins of the World Humanitarian Summit to facilitate dialogue between African leaders and people and the wider global community on ways of creating an effective and inclusive humanitarian system.
VP Boakai delivered a message to panelists and participants at the forum, stressing the need for states to undertake measure to minimize the eruption of conflicts and to work hard at instituting coordination in the handling of disaster situations.