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Executive Director - September 2012

Visit to The Hague, The Netherlands, 13 September 2012

Executive Director Ertharin Cousin and Mr. Robert Swartbol, Director General for International Cooperation.

The meeting was an excellent opportunity to hear about the Netherland’s priorities and plans under their new Humanitarian Policy.

Remarks by Ertharin Cousin at the Café Humanitaire at Humanity House, The Hague, The Netherlands, 13 September 2012

The Café Humanitaire is a meeting place for professionals and people interested in humanitarian aid and international humanitarian law.

The Executive Director shed light on the humanitarian needs in both the Sahel and the Horn of Africa as well as WFP’s role and approach in tackling these needs. In addition, the Executive Director spoke about WFP’s transition from food aid to food assistance.

Ertharin Cousin - September 2012