Learning Stream on Humanitarian Coordination: OCHA and NGOs in humanitarian coordination
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) aims to achieve greater coherence, complementarity, and efficiency of humanitarian response by mobilizing and coordinating humanitarian actors through different coordination mechanisms. NGOs undertake a vital role in these various structures.
On 14 September, PHAP and ICVA organized the fourth online session of their learning stream on humanitarian coordination, focusing on NGO challenges and opportunities to engage with OCHA in an effective and meaningful way. Participants were provided with an overview of OCHA’s main focus areas, highlighting the opportunities for NGOs to engage with OCHA at country office level in different regions, and exploring lessons already learnt by NGOs.
Read more at phap.org/14sep2017