OIC, UN sign agreement for coordination of humanitarian action

November 15, 2011

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu and United Nations Undersecretary for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Jeddah yesterday for the coordination of humanitarian action in disaster-affected areas around the world. The agreement was signed during Undersecretary Amos’ visit to the OIC General Secretariat’s headquarters, where she and Secretary General Ihsanoglu discussed future humanitarian cooperation and opportunities for deepening relations between the two organizations.