The U.N. Correspondents Association held a press conference on Thursday, Januray 14th, with Director of Operations at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Mr. Dominik Stillhart, during his short visit to New York.
Mr. Stillhart briefed on the ICRC’s participation in the relief operation in Syria.
Also participating in the panel was Mr. Stéphane Bonamy, ICRC Delegate, ICRC Delegation to the United Nations and Mr. Ernesto Granillo, Advisor and Spokesperson for the ICRC.
Don't think they seriously considered other candidates. While he was shortlisted, was not approached directly by admin. 1/2 twitter.com/charnyj/status…
@columlynch Biggest surprise in yr piece was that Natsios --- a Bushie through + through --- was a candidate. He would have been excellent.— Joel Charny (@CharnyJ) March 25, 2017
He will also have plenty of help from American ag industry, and shippers who make a lot of money through wfp twitter.com/emmadaly/statu…
He has no experience running an international relief agency but his political connections may help WFP escape cuts https://t.co/nBWELKmYAg— EmmaDaly (@EmmaDaly) March 25, 2017