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HUMANITARIAN FINANCING – Keeping up with a world in crisis

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Join Friends of Europe for a conversation with European Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva on her tasks and priorities as co-chair of the United Nations High-Level Panel on Humanitarian Financing. We’ll be welcoming Ms Georgieva on January 26 and asking her about:

/ Hopes and expectations for the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul in May 2016;
/ Proposed solutions to address widening humanitarian funding gap for current and expected crises;
/ Ways to cut the humanitarian cost of the future and make the existing humanitarian system more effective.

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Click here to download the report, which focuses on the humanitarian financing gap, linking humanitarian and development actions, the refugee crisis, and the outlook for the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul.

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Programme

08.30 – 09.00 Welcome and registration of participants

09.00 – 10.00 CONVERSATION WITH EUROPEAN COMMISSION VICE PRESIDENT KRISTALINA GEORGIEVA

10.00 End of debate

Moderated by
Shada Islam / Director of Policy at Friends of Europe

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