RABAT: The Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) called Friday for strengthening humanitarian work to achieve security and peace in the world. In a statement on the occasion of World Humanitarian Day, which falls on Aug 19 every year, the organization urged countries and governments to give priority to financing the social and humanitarian sector. ISESCO stressed the importance of strengthening policies and programs that take into account social assistance and mental health in order to support women and child victims of persecution, wars and conflicts.
In the statement, it expressed commitment to enhancing efforts and coordinating joint action within the framework of a comprehensive humanitarian alliance in order to support the most vulnerable groups in society. The organization commended the courage and dedication of volunteers who are committed to humanitarian work to achieve peace and security in the world, especially amid the outbreak of armed conflicts, wars and the negative repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic.
ISESCO reiterated its keenness to consolidate humanitarian action through its work strategy, programs and initiatives aimed at promoting the values of peace, solidarity and mercy, recalling its various programs and initiatives. – KUNA