WHF Advisory Board Member & UN Reboot Accelerator Lead, Strategy, Policy & Governance Division. The global humanitarian appeal for 2017 was a record $23.5 billion, targeting 93 million people in need of assistance. Global Head of Corporate Engagement and President,. Click here to view the World Migration Report 2020 in Spanish. Keep up to date with all the latest news and offers from the conference with our newsletter, Some of the world’s most important pioneers and influencers in humanitarian aid will be speaking at this year’s event. Head of Strategic Partnerships at Crown Agents Bank. It served as the overarching framework of the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul from 23-24 May 2016, asking global leaders to act on five core responsibilities. More information on the 2019 Global Refugee Forum. A year after the United Nation’s General Assembly adopted the Global Refugee Compact to deal with the world refugees crisis, world leaders gathered in … Chair of WHF AB & Former Foreign Secretary. Post-WHAF Activities. However, a lot more needs to be done. WHAF 2017. Then the coronavirus hit. This is five times what it was a decade earlier, for more than three times as many people. WHF Advisory Board Member & CEO, the British Asian Trust. For more information on the event, visit the 2019 Global Refugee Forum page. WHF Advisory Board Member & Head of Strategic Partnerships and Communications. The Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General, Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC), Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations and Chair of the United Nations Sustainable Development Group. The annual WHF advances critical global discussions and transforms conversations into action, as well as providing a powerful forum to catalyse collaboration through shared-value approaches and social impact objectives. The main protagonists all have used tactics that exact a terrible human cost. Find Out More, We want to partner with organisations that are committed to Shaping the Future. Just get in touch with us to kick start a conversation on the many ways that we can collaborate. Climate change scares me the most. Against such a background, we have a duty as individuals and societies. Director of the Development Co-operation Directorate, European Bank for Reconstructingand Development (EBRD), Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), United Nations Special Envoy on Financing the 2030 Agenda. By Richard Stone May. WHF is an international knowledge exchange platform at the intersection of government, aid, development and innovation aimed to improve the lives of millions in need. Everybody has to work together and be on the same page, towards a more sustainable and green future. WHF Advisory Board Member & Member of the Board. Senior Vice President of Innovative Finance. Executive Coordinator Every Woman Every Child. The World Humanitarian Action Forum is not an organisation, it is an initiative to address common issues affecting the sector. Humanitarian assistance costs are predicted to rise to $50bn per year by 2030, on the basis of current trends. World Humanitarian Forum 2019 World Humanitarian Forum ® 2019 in ExCeL London - UK ® is an international knowledge exchange platform at the intersection of government, aid, development, future and innovation, a global call for action. Global Head of Policy and External Affairs. The conversation could be less about aid and more about trade, and actually that’s in the interest of all of us. It also includes a detailed section on OCHA’s flagship and thematic publications, and on the Agenda for Humanity - a plan put forward by the UN Secretary-General calling on global leaders to stand up for our common humanity and reduce humanitarian suffering. This is one of the things that can’t be addressed only by Iraq, UK or the USA. Unfortunately, the world we live in is going through major humanitarian crises despite all claims of development and civilisation of the 21st century. Find Out More. Yemen was facing the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. WHF brings together decision-makers and opinion-formers in the public, private and non-profit sectors, as well as the next generation of partnership-builders. Humanitarian emergencies and ongoing conflict add further to the need for scale-up of treatment options. I’m a voice for thousands of people. Chief Sustainability Officer & Global Head Sustainability Strategy, Chair of The Elders and First Women President of Ireland, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, Under-Secretary General for Global Communications, United Nations, of the Slovak Republic to the United Nations, The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. WHO estimates that, during emergencies, as many as 1 in 5 people are affected by depression and anxiety. THF carried out four country case studies on the … Deputy Director of Emergency Response for Global Development. Global Chief Purpose & Sustainability Advisor. Take a look at who's taken centre stage in 2019. The Humanitarian Forum’s objectives are to promote the efficiency and effectiveness of charities and the efficient use of charitable resources, for the benefit of the public, throughout the world by providing information, guidance, training, technical and professional support and assistance to NGOs, charities and other organizations established to further charitable purposes. WHF Advisory Board Member & Director, Global Head of Private Partnerships. It’s important to be a voice. World Humanitarian Forum (WHF) is the largest and most inclusive nonpartisan forum in humanitarian aid and international development. We've gathered a host of speakers that are making a global impact, that have a compelling story to inspire the humanitarian world. 13 Aug 2018 0. The best outcome is being able to strengthen the infrastructure, which is the Humanitarian response, and working more with businesses to achieve sustainable peace. Project Syndicate, Axel van Trotsenburg, Børge Brende, Marisa Drew, Sigrid Kaag, Peter Maurer, and Wendy Woods, Yiannis Theodorou, Stephen Chege, and John Warnes, The global humanitarian appeal for 2017 was a record $23.5 billion, Humanitarian assistance costs are predicted to rise to $50bn, just under $14 billion of all international resources delivered to the 20 largest recipients of humanitarian funding, Humanitarian crises are on the rise.