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UN Integration and Humanitarian Space launch - Washington DC

Date
Time (GMT +00) 15:30 17:00

Speakers:
Vincent Cochetel - UNHCR Regional Representative and head of the UNHCR Washington Regional Office
 
Alison Giffen - Deputy Director of the Future of Peace Operations Program and co-author of “UN Integration and Humanitarian Space”
 
Victoria Metcalfe - HPG Research Fellow and co-author of “UN Integration and Humanitarian Space”
 
Oliver Ulich - Head, Partnerships Team, Department of Peacekeeping Operations, United Nations

Description

The panel will discuss the implications of the HPG/Stimson Centre paper findings which considered how efforts to forge greater coherence within the UN system have affected humanitarian action and was based on field visits to Afghanistan, Somalia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo from the perspectives of peacekeeping, UN and non-UN humanitarian agencies. Victoria Metcalfe from the Humanitarian Policy Group and Alison Giffen from the Stimon Center present key findings from the report.

Stimson Center, 1111 19th Street NW, 12th Floor, Washington, DC