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World Humanitarian Summit - Online Consultation Summary Report, Latin American and Caribbean, 16 March – 10 April 2015

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Key recommendations from the Moderators

  1. Improve humanitarian actors’, including government and authorities, awareness of and commitment to the humanitarian principles, ensuring humanitarian access, guaranteeing protection and security and community participation.

  2. Establish coherent and coordinated assessment, monitoring and evaluation systems to: ensure appropriate needs assessment and consideration of local context, measure humanitarian impact, improve accountability and ensure adequate, accurate adjustment of interventions and strategies to ensure integrated approaches.

  3. Recognize innovation as an important driver for improving humanitarian assistance. This requires mainstreaming multi-directional and open sharing mechanisms to enable the development of new technologies and innovative approaches by new stakeholders in addition to the existing humanitarian intuitions.