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World Humanitarian Summit - Transforming Humanitarian Action with and for Young People: Special Session Summary, Istanbul, 23-24 May 2016 - Core Responsibility Three of the Agenda for Humanity

I. Overview More than 30 humanitarian partners – governments, non-governmental organizations, UN agencies and the private sector—signed the Compact for Young People in Humanitarian Action at the...

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World Humanitarian Summit - Religious Engagement: Risk and Vulnerability Analysis: Special Session Summary, Istanbul, 23-24 May 2016 - Core Responsibilities One and Four of the Agenda for Humanity

I. Overview Risk analysis and management is at the core of the Secretary-General’s Agenda for Humanity: the call to better invest in data and analysis of risk, including monitoring deteriorating...

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World Humanitarian Summit - Religious Engagement: The Contributions of Faith Communities to our Shared Humanity: Special Session Summary, Istanbul, 23-24 May 2016 - Core Responsibility Three of the Agenda for Humanity

I. Overview Many religious institutions and faith-based NGOs (FBOs) have a unique comparative advantage in humanitarian contexts: they have an established relationship of trust and familiarity with...

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World Humanitarian Summit - Inclusion of persons with disabilities into humanitarian action: Special Session Summary, Istanbul, 23-24 May 2016 - Core Responsibility Three of the Agenda for Humanity

I. Overview Representing 15% of any affected population, persons with disabilities are often excluded from humanitarian aid and unable to participate in decision making process – literally ‘left...

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World Humanitarian Summit - Global Alliance for Humanitarian Innovation: Special Session Summary, Istanbul, 23-24 May 2016 - Core Responsibility Four and Five of the Agenda for Humanity

I. Overview The special session focused on the significant role innovation plays in creating opportunities for change and adaptation in the humanitarian sector and included the launch of the Global...

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World Humanitarian Summit - Education in Emergencies and Protracted Crises: Special Session Summary, Istanbul, 23-24 May 2016 - Core Responsibility Three of the Agenda for Humanity

I. Overview In 35 countries affected by emergencies and protracted crises, 75 million children and adolescents are in urgent need of educational support. However, a staggering finance gap of US$8.5...

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World Humanitarian Summit - Protecting Journalists and Promoting Independent Reporting in Crisis Situations: Special Session Summary, Istanbul, 23-24 May 2016 - All Core Responsibilities of the Agenda for Humanity

I. Overview Leaders of governments, UN agencies, media and NGOs gathered in a special session hosted by UNESCO’s Director-General, Irina Bokova, chaired by Vuslat Dogan Sabancý, Chairwoman of Turkish...