U.N.’s Ban Highlights Civil Society’s Growing Role In Responding To Humanitarian Crises

U.N. News Centre: At Oslo forum, Ban warns capacity to meet humanitarian needs under ‘unprecedented strain’
“The capacity of the United Nations and its partners to meet humanitarian needs is under ‘unprecedented strain,’ Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned [Monday] at a forum in Oslo, Norway, where he highlighted the critical role civil society plays as part of the global effort to save lives, support livelihoods, and protect people from violence…” (7/6).