The Previous Emergency Coordinator
Since May 2017, Mark Lowcock of the United Kingdom has served as the Emergency Relief Coordinator, which carries with it the roles of Chair of the IASC, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, and Head of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.
Across more than 30 years of Humanitarian and Development experience, Mr. Lowcock has served extensively in the UK Government Department for International Development (DfID), during which he led the UK response to conflicts in Iraq, Libya, and Syria and to natural disasters in Nepal and the Philippines.
- Briefing to the Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Syria
30 July 2019
- Opening Remarks to the ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment
25 June 2019
- Delivering Better Outcomes for Women and Girls in Humanitarian Crises
22 February 2019
- The ERC Calls for Peace in Yemen
1 December 2018