Thursday, July 16, 2020

UN OCHA Stocktake of global humanitarian assistance during the Covid-19 pandemic July 22nd, 2020 2-3:30pm CEST | 9-10:30am EDT


A stocktake of global humanitarian assistance during the Covid-19 pandemic
Dear colleague,
We are writing to remind you that places are still available on next week's webinar, and we'd be delighted if you could join us.
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 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 crisis financing.
Speakers include:
  • Chair: Christina Bennett (CEO, Start Network)
  • Angus Urquhart (Crisis and Humanitarian Lead, DI)
  • Ben Parker (Senior Editor, The New Humanitarian)
  • Gloria Soma (Executive Director, Titi Foundation)
  • Ugo Gentilini (Senior Economist, World Bank)
  • Maclean Natugasha (Country Director Cameroon, NRC)
  • TBC (UN OCHA)
Registration is free and open to all, and the session will be recorded. We welcome audience members to submit questions before the event. Please send your questions to amy.cox@devinit.org.
We hope you are able to join us for what is set to be an engaging and interesting discussion!

With best wishes,
Development Initiatives
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs


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