On World Humanitarian Day, ICESCO calls for strengthening social and humanitarian assistance programs
Baku, August 19, AZERTAC
As the world celebrates World Humanitarian Day today, the World Organization for Islamic Education, Science and Culture (ICESCO) calls for mobilization and solidarity to promote humanitarian action in the Islamic world and beyond, according to the organization’s official website.
The Organization urges countries and governments to prioritize funding for social and humanitarian action and the strengthening of policies and programs that take into account social assistance and mental health to support women and children victims of oppression, wars and conflicts.
In this context, ICESCO reaffirmed its commitment to strengthen efforts and coordinate joint action within the framework of a global humanitarian alliance to support the most vulnerable groups, namely children, women, the elderly , people with special needs, migrants and displaced people. Furthermore, the Organization salutes the courage and dedication of humanitarian volunteers in achieving peace and security in the world, particularly in the context of armed conflicts and wars, and the negative repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic. 19.
Furthermore, ICESCO seeks to consolidate humanitarian action through its action strategy, programs and initiatives aimed at promoting the values of peace, solidarity and mercy, in particular the 360° peace approach of ICESCO, the initiative of the International Day of Mercy, April 21 every year, the medical, social and educational caravans, the project of innovation and promotion of entrepreneurship among women and young people to counter the effects of Covid-19, the peace and security leadership training program and the launch of the ICESCO guide for psychosocial support to families, communities and educational personnel.
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