Statement by the Secretary General, H.E. Dr. Salim Ahmed Salim at the Second Coordination Meeting on the Humanitarian Assistance for Somalia (Addis Ababa).
"The tragedy in Somalia is multi-dimensional and must thus be resolved comprehensively. addressing all its facets. Failure to do so, or to neglect any one of them, will result into a partial solution with negative long term consequences to the future peace and stability of Somalia. For this reason, I see the principal objectives of this International Conference being four-fold."