AU Peace and Security Council receives brief on the humanitarian situation in Africa by ICRC President

The African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC) was briefed on the humanitarian situation in Africa by Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

The PSC member states expressed appreciation for the ICRC’s humanitarian operations in the continent and its engagement with the AU on humanitarian diplomacy and policy development and called on the institution to continue its cooperation with the Union.

President Maurer also briefed the AU Partners Group on his mission to the Horn of Africa. The AU Partners’ Group briefing was very well attended showing the high level of credibility of the ICRC.

Source : Icrc