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The Humanitarian Forum will attend the High-Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen
Apr 25, 2017

The President the Humanitarian Forum Dr Hany El Banna will be attending the High-Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen, taking place in Geneva on 25 April 2017. Co-hosted by Switzerland and Sweden   With an alarming 18.8 million people in need of humanitarian or protection assistance, including 10.3 million who require immediate assistance […]

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Horn of Africa: A Call for Action
On: Apr 11, 2017
By: hf-admin

Situation Overview   The 2016 Deyr or short rains season (October to December) brought severely low levels of rainfall to the region. The rainfall deficit was particularly acute across Somalia, southern and southeastern Ethiopia, northern and coastal Kenya and – to a lesser extent – southwestern Ethiopia and central and southwestern Uganda and southeastern South […]

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Report on the workshops of “Exchanging Experiences about The Humanitarian and Development Work”
On: Apr 11, 2017
By: hf-admin

The Humanitarian Forum in cooperation with the Union of the Syrian Civil Society Organisations, Islamic Relief and the General Syrian Union held a workshop for exchanging experiences about the humanitarian and development work on the 17/18/19 of March– in Antakya. The Humanitarian Forum holds these workshops as a completion to all activities and efforts of […]

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The Humanitarian Forum hails UN Secretary-General’s call for preventing discrimination and hatred
On: Feb 8, 2017
By: hf-admin

The new United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres addressed the participants in the High-level Forum on Combating Anti-Muslim Discrimination and Hatred which was held on the 17th January 2017, at the ECOSOC Chamber of the UN Conference Building, in New York. In this message, the UN Secretary-General warned against the rise in anti-Muslim hate crimes and […]

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Astana Peace talks – Is this the final breaking point in restoring hope for the Syrian People?
On: Jan 24, 2017
By: hf-admin

23rd January 2017 The Humanitarian Forum (THF) welcomes all peace processes that endeavour to bring an end to, arguably, the most devastating crisis since the Second World War. We hope that these talks develop further previous peace talks initiated by the United Nations. THF, along with its partners, organised one of the first humanitarian conferences […]

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Understanding Muslim Humanitarian and Development Organizations in and around Conflict Zones
On: Nov 30, 2016
By: hf-admin

From 1-2 Dec, Dr. Hany will be participating in the consultations on Understanding Muslim Humanitarian and Development Organizations in and around Conflict Zones. The event is organized by Georgia State University, the British  Council and The Institute for Strategic Dialogue. The consultations will host a meeting of practitioners, policy makers, and analysts designed to better understand the complex role of […]

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HUMANITARIAN ROADSHOW
On: Nov 28, 2016
By: hf-admin

Preamble Muslim Charity Sector emerged in the UK in the 80s, since then it has been expanding; especially in the last 10 years.  With concerns arising to the surface about the Social and Humanitarian issues affecting the Ethnic Minorities in the UK, which shall affect afflicted communities in natural disaster stricken areas and conflict zones […]

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Humanitarian Work in the Muslim World: Lessons Learned and Future Directions
On: Oct 16, 2016
By: hf-admin

The Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies (CHS) is honored to host Dr. Hany El-Banna OBE, to share his highly valued insight and experience on humanitarian efforts in the Muslim World.  The Muslim world is currently facing enormous challenges.  Wars, conflict, and disaster relief across the world are at an alarming high, leaving an estimated […]

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DEMAC Conference on Diaspora in Copenhagen
On: Oct 9, 2016
By: hf-admin

‘On the 3rd of October 2016, Dr Hany ElBanna was invited as a keynote speaker, to the latest DEMAC conference ‘A Missing Link? Diaspora’s Place in an Enhanced International Humanitarian System’. The conference brought together EU and international representatives from civil society, diaspora organisations, humanitarian organisations, and research institutes to explore and discuss opportunities and […]

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Supporting Syria and The Region
On: Feb 5, 2016
By: hf-admin

On February 4th 2016, the UK, Norway, Germany, the United Nations and Kuwait co-hosted the 2016 Supporting Syria and the Region conference in London. This was the fourth annual pledging conference and this year it aimed to raise $8.96 billion for UN inter-agency appeals and affected regional governments. Over 70 UN member states were  invited to […]

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