Monday, 23 May 2016

World Humanitarian Summit - will it fix the system? Get the facts!

This week the World's First international humanitarian conference opened.
But can a United Nations Summit fix a system being stretched beyond capacity? Listen to this podcast from UN Despatch to see what Shannon Scribner Oxfam America’s Humanitarian Policy Manager thinks

Other viewpoints on the summit.
European Commission 
UK government - International Development Committee paper on priorities for reform
Overseas Development Institute
International Council of Voluntary Agencies. 
International Organization for Migration.
 Human Rights Watch
 he summit is not uncontroversial. Karl Blanchet in the conversation blog
Co-coordinator of Public Health in Humanitarian Crises, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine 'Calls it a fig-leaf'.

 News coverage
IRIN news Specialist humanitarian news service.

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