Date: July 22nd, 2020 2-3:30pm
BST | 3-4:30pm CEST | 9-10:30am EDT
Development Initiatives (DI) and the United Nations
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) are
pleased to invite you to attend the upcoming webinar ‘A stocktake of global
humanitarian assistance during the Covid-19 pandemic’. The
webinar will include a panel discussion on humanitarian support to
the pandemic response, and will mark the launch of DI’s Global
Humanitarian Assistance Report 2020.
The Covid-19 pandemic presents an unprecedented
challenge to the humanitarian system in both scale and complexity.
It impacts those in and at risk of humanitarian crisis, as well as
the governments, economies and institutions that have historically
played a key role in international humanitarian responses.
Within this challenging global context, the Global
Humanitarian Assistance Report 2020 provides a concise overview of
the humanitarian financing landscape in 2019 and shares analysis of
emerging trends and issues in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic
The webinar will include a presentation by DI
unpacking key facts and findings from the report, and
contextualising the response to the Covid-19 pandemic within the
wider crisis financing landscape. A panel of experts, including a
senior OCHA representative, will then be invited to engage in a
Q&A and share their unique perspectives on financing the
response to the Covid-19 pandemic and the wider implications for
We welcome audience members to submit questions
before the event, please send your questions to email@example.com.
A speaker announcement will be forthcoming –
please keep a look out!