Igniting Hope - transforming humanitarian action with and for young people - Side event at the ECOSOC HAS
Launching " Igniting Hope" - the first report of the implementation of the Compact with the governments of Denmark and Qatar in a full house - despite the early hours at the United Nations headquarters
Next stop - Working on the Interagency guidelines
Workshopping the Interagency Guidance on young people in humanitarian action - with the technical focal points of the Compact members. The aim of the guideline is to address a gap in current humanitarian tools that tend to overlook young people, a specific but broad demographic.
Ideas were plentiful to bring the current draft of the guidance to the next level.
Discussing audience, scope, piloting and dissemination of the interagency guidance.
It's amazing what we can accomplish when we are in it together
3rd Annual meeting of the Compact for Young People in Humanitarian Action
Ramiz Alakbarov, Director of UNFPA' s Programme Division and UNFPA's Global Humanitarian Coordinator welcomes participants to the third Annual Compact meeting. He stressed the innovative nature of the Compact and suggested to hold a senior management meeting of the Compacts Members to maintain the political momentum around this promising partnership.
A friends night out!