November 29, 2023

UN humanitarian envoy appeals for funding as N. Korea visit comes to an end

Mark Lowcock reports "lots of progress," says access improving

A top United Nations representative on Wednesday repeated appeals for donations in order to carry out assistance to North Korea.

Speaking at a press conference in Pyongyang, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock said funding was the greatest obstacle his organization faces in assisting North Korea.