World Humanitarian Summit

First-Ever Meeting of Global Actors to Promote Youth-led Humanitarian Action

Less than two months after the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, the members of the newly launched Global Compact for Young People in Humanitarian Action met at UN Headquarters in New York to set out a detailed and concrete plan to turn youth-led humanitarian action into reality. The 2-day meeting, convened by UNFPA in

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First Meeting on Implementation of Compact for Young People in Humanitarian Action

  Today half of the 1.4 billion people living in countries affected by crises and fragility are under the age of 20.  Many of them, especially girls and young women, face poverty and exploitation. Yet their needs are often neglected and overlooked by providers of humanitarian assistance. On the eve of the first-ever World Humanitarian

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How can we improve humanitarian action? Add your voice!

iSeek - You are invited to participate in an online consultation for the World Humanitarian Summit (http://www.worldhumanitariansummit.org) launching this week to gather your ideas and recommendations on how to keep humanitarian action fit for future crises. The discussion will inform the Regional Consultation Meeting for the “Europe and Others”* group taking place in Budapest, Hungary

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