World Humanitarian Summit: High-Level Leaders' Roundtables

Monday, May 23, 2016 (All day) to Tuesday, May 24, 2016 (All day)

The objective of the High-Level Leaders’ Roundtable on “Investing in Humanity” is to commit to actions which will guarantee the minimum resources necessary to preserve life and dignity for people affected by conflict and disasters and will maximise the impact of available resources.

World Humanitarian Summit: High-Level Leaders' Roundtables

Meetings Timeline

Past Meetings

Monday, 23 May 201611:30 AM to 1:30 PM

CHANGING PEOPLE’S LIVES: FROM DELIVERING AID TO ENDING NEED

(ICC) Istanbul Congress Center

The objective of the High-Level Leaders’ Roundtable on “Changing People’s Lives: From Delivering Aid to Ending Need” is to identify and secure concrete policy and operational commitments aimed at advancing Core Responsibility Four of the Secretary-General’s Agenda for Humanity.

Monday, 23 May 201611:30 AM to 1:30 PM

POLITICAL LEADERSHIP TO PREVENT AND END CONFLICTS

(ICC) Istanbul Congress Center

The objective of the High-Level Leaders’ Roundtable on “Political Leadership to Prevent and End Conflict” is to deliver concrete policy and operational commitments aimed at addressing specific actions outlined in Core Responsibility One in the Secretary-General’s Agenda for Humanity.

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Monday, 23 May 20161:45 PM to 3:45 PM

LEAVING NO ONE BEHIND: A COMMITMENT TO ADDRESS FORCED DISPLACEMENT

(ICC) Istanbul Congress Center

The objective of the High-Level Leaders’ Roundtable on “Leaving No One Behind: a Commitment to Address Forced Displacement” is to identify and secure concrete policy, legal and operational commitments aimed at reducing forced displacement by addressing its humanitarian, political, economic and social dimensions more coherently, and to ensure that host countries and host communities receive adequate and sustained support, including through better sharing of responsibilities.

Monday, 23 May 20161:45 PM to 3:45 PM

FINANCING: INVESTING IN HUMANITY

(ICC) Istanbul Congress Center

The objective of the High-Level Leaders’ Roundtable on “Investing in Humanity” is to commit to actions which will guarantee the minimum resources necessary to preserve life and dignity for people affected by conflict and disasters and will maximise the impact of available resources.

Tuesday, 24 May 20169:00 AM to 11:00 AM

UPHOLD THE NORMS THAT SAFEGUARD HUMANITY

(ICC) Istanbul Congress Center

The objective of this High-Level Leaders’ Roundtable is to mobilize resources and exert influence as part of a global effort to reduce human suffering and enhance the protection of civilians, with a particular focus on reducing the humanitarian impact of the conduct of hostilities and enabling humanitarian action and health care.

Tuesday, 24 May 20169:00 AM to 11:00 AM

NATURAL DISASTERS AND CLIMATE CHANGE: MANAGING RISKS & CRISES DIFFERENTLY

(ICC) Istanbul Congress Center

The objective of the High-Level Leaders’ Roundtable on “Managing Risks and Crises Differently” is to build on global agreements in 2015 to commit to a more collective approach to managing risks, and increasing investments in preparedness, reinforcing national and local systems, and agreeing clear responsibilities, triggers and guaranteed finance for early action.

Tuesday, 24 May 201611:30 AM to 1:30 PM

WOMEN AND GIRLS: CATALYSING ACTION TO ACHIEVE GENDER EQUALITY

(ICC) Istanbul Congress Center

The objective of the High-Level Leaders’ Roundtable “Women and Girls: Catalyzing Action to Achieve Gender Equality” is to have leaders demonstrate decisive leadership and assume responsibility for meeting the needs of women and girls in crisis settings. After decades of insufficient action, we must use the Summit to focus world attention on the unacceptable exclusion of women and girls in decision-making in many crisis settings, and the devastating impact of war, displacement, and disasters on their lives and livelihoods.