Terror features on World Humanitarian Summit

World Humanitarian SummitFrom OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos , Nigeria
LAGOS, (CAJ News) – HUMANITARIAN action that places human rights at its centre is key to ensure protection for all victims, a group of rights specialists from the largest body of independent experts in the United Nations human rights system, have said.

The experts have made the sentiments in a statement to the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit ongoing in Istanbul, Turkey.

The Boko Haram crisis is among the crises that will feature in the two-day summit.

The summit offers a unique opportunity to give greater attention to human rights by all actors at every phase – from prevention measures to emergency assistance and recovery, the UN experts noted.

The experts called for better enforcement of international humanitarian law and international human rights law and standards as a high priority for all states and the international community.

The purpose of the summit is to set a forward-looking agenda for humanitarian action to collectively address future humanitarian

– CAJ News

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