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Advocacy

WHS Middle East & North Africa Consultation Meeting

After months of national consultations, The Humanitarian Forum among other participants, was invited to join the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) Regional Meeting on 3rd and 4th March 2015 to discuss the findings. The regional meeting took place in Amman, Jordan and aimed to present data and ideas about categorising and understanding the humanitarian system as it […]

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Failing Syria
On: Mar 19, 2015
By: hf-admin

Here at The Humanitarian Forum, we wanted to highlight the dialogue fatigue that surrounds the crisis in Syria. Various recent newspaper articles have pointed out the apathy from the general public but there is also the same lacklustre feeling emanating from the political, diplomatic and financial forces that can make a real difference. This multi-authored […]

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Second Coordination Meeting for Arab Humanitarian Organisations, Rabat
On: Mar 4, 2015
By: hf-admin

Our second regional coordination meeting in Morocco took place in Rabat from 26th-28th January 2015 and was attended by 60 participants from 13 different Arab countries. It was organised in partnership with our hosts ISESCO as well as Qatar Charity and Al Waleed Foundation. The purpose of this meeting was to review the emerging recommendations from […]

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WHS Saudi Arabia Consultation

More than 35 participants representing different Saudi civil society organisations attended the national consultation workshop in Riyadh on 17th September. It was hosted by Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation and in coordination with UNOCHA. In addition to the themes of the WHS, the role of humanitarian action in the midst of current events was discussed intensively. The […]

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WHS Libya Consultation

The Humanitarian Forum held the Libyan consultation in Tunisia due to the deteriorating security situation in Libya at the time. The consultation was hosted by Sheikh Tahir Azzawi Charitable Organisation on 3rd and 4th September 2014, with support from UN OCHA. It was attended by 70 participants representing the local and national humanitarian and civil society organisations […]

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WHS Palestine National Consultation

There were 2 consultations organised in Palestine. The first took place in the West Bank, Ramallah and the second in Gaza on 13th and 14th December 2014 respectively. They were organised jointly by UN OCHA, Qatar Charity, The Humanitarian Forum and Palestinian Non-Governmental Organisations Network (PNGO). Key recommendations from the consultations included allocating sufficient humanitarian […]

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First Regional Coordination Meeting for Arab Humanitarian Organisations
On: Mar 3, 2015
By: hf-admin

On 20th and 21st September 2014 in Amman, Jordan, we worked with Jordan Hashemite Charitable Organisation to take stock of the emerging themes from the consultations completed thus far in the MENA region. We discussed what held back effective humanitarian action and worked out rough plans to be fine-tuned through national consultations and smaller planning meetings. […]

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WHS Iraq Consultation

The Iraqi Red Crescent hosted the national consultation in Baghdad on 20th November 2014,  in coordination with UN OCHA. The participants were from 23 different Iraqi civil society organisations. The themes of the WHS were discussed, with a focus on the need to maintain humanitarian principles and the sustainability of the work being done. The […]

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