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HLCP: Risk and Resilience 01.03.2018

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development provides an integrated framework for action aimed at markedly improving the lives of the world’s people, protecting the Earth’s natural resources, and fostering peaceful, just and inclusive societies. Given the critical interlinkages among peace, development and human rights and the importance of an integrated system-wide response to challenges that threaten to undermine sustainable development, an analytical framework on risk and resilience was developed to provide a more proactive, risk-informed and prevention-centered approach to United Nations system efforts in support of the 2030 Agenda.

CEB: The High-level Panel on United Nations System-wide Coherence in the Areas of Development, Humanitarian Assistance and the Environment 23.02.2017

The Summit invited the Secretary-General to develop proposals for “more tightly managed entities in the field of development, humanitarian assistance and the environment” (General Assembly resolution 60/1). Accordingly, in February 2006, the Secretary-General set up the High-level Panel on United Nations System-wide Coherence in the Areas of Development, Humanitarian Assistance and the Environment to undertake a study on United Nations system-wide coherence, with the participation of the Chairs of HLCP and the United Nations Development Group (UNDG) in an ex officio capacity.

Documents tagged with Humanitarian coordination

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CEB: Annual Overview Report (July 2006, Geneva) 23.02.2017

The present report provides an overview of major developments in inter-agency cooperation within the framework of the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB), during the period covering its fall 2005 and spring 2006 sessions.

Document reference: E/2006/66

Bookmarks tagged with Humanitarian coordination

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OCHA Flagship Publications 23.02.2017
Direct access: OCHA Flagship Publications
Humanitarianism in the Network Age” (HINA) 23.02.2017

Humanitarianism in the Network Age (HINA) examines the implications for how a world of increasingly informed, connected and self-reliant communities will affect the delivery of humanitarian aid. It lays out some of the most pertinent features of these new technologies, such as SMS, social media and others, and identifies the opportunities and difficulties in applying them.

Direct access: Humanitarianism in the Network Age” (HINA)
ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment (15-17 July 2013) 23.02.2017

Since the landmark General Assembly resolution 46/182, the international humanitarian system has grown and evolved tremendously. The humanitarian caseload has increased due to new and protracted complex emergencies and conflict, natural disasters occur with more frequency and intensity, and global challenges increase vulnerability and create new or exacerbate existing humanitarian needs. In addition, the operating environment for humanitarian actors has also become increasingly complex.

Direct access: ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment (15-17 July 2013)
OCHA Policy Studies Publications 23.02.2017
Direct access: OCHA Policy Studies Publications
World Humanitarian Data and Trends 2013 23.02.2017

World Humanitarian Data and Trends is an annual OCHA publication that presents global and country-level data and trends analysis on humanitarian crises and assistance. It provides data that helps to support policy-making and operational decisions.

Direct access: World Humanitarian Data and Trends 2013
OCHA in 2012 and 2013- Plan and Budget 23.02.2017

This document sets out OCHA’s plan and budget for 2012 and 2013. We aim to strengthen our operations in all areas during this time, building on the ongoing reforms taking place in the global humanitarian system. We need a system that is inclusive and flexible.

Direct access: OCHA in 2012 and 2013- Plan and Budget
OCHA Annual Report 28.06.2017

OCHA’s 2016 Annual Report, launched today, takes stock of the organization’s actions across the globe.

In 2016, the humanitarian community was challenged as never before, with unprecedented levels of humanitarian suffering that left 130 million people needing emergency assistance for their survival and protection. The report underlines the role of OCHA, Member States, UN agencies and civil-society partners in ensuring that the most vulnerable people in crises received timely and quality humanitarian assistance.

Direct access: OCHA Annual Report
ReliefWeb 23.02.2017

ReliefWeb has been the leading source for reliable and timely humanitarian information on global crises and disasters since 1996.Timely Reliable Humanitarian Updates. ReliefWeb is a specialized digital service of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

Direct access: ReliefWeb
World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) 2015 23.02.2017

Preparations are under way for the first World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) in 2015, likely during the second quarter of the year (May/June). The United Nations Secretary-General (SG) has requested the summit in order to improve the capacity of the humanitarian system to serve people in need.

This is a unique opportunity to take stock and adapt.

Direct access: World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) 2015
UNRWA Annual Report 20.03.2017
Direct access: UNRWA Annual Report
UNHCR Annual Report 23.02.2017

The Global Report (published in June) offers a comprehensive view of the agency's challenges and achievements worldwide.

Direct access: UNHCR Annual Report
UNHCR The Global Appeal 23.02.2017

The Global Appeal is an invaluable guide for general readers to UNHCR's worldwide operations.

Direct access: UNHCR The Global Appeal
UNHCR Open Data 15.06.2016

Explore more about UNHCR and partners’ response to the current emergencies and other protracted refugee crises. Access the information sharing portals.

Direct access: UNHCR Open Data
ReliefWeb Labs 15.06.2016

ReliefWeb Labs projects explore new and emerging opportunities to improve information delivery to humanitarians. These projects represent our commitment to stay one step ahead of information challenges and make sure the humanitarian community has the tools it needs during crises.

Direct access: ReliefWeb Labs
UNDG: Humanitarian Coordination 15.06.2016

Effective coordination of humanitarian action in the field hinges upon good leadership. The Resident Coordinator is key to the efficacy of a coordinated humanitarian system at country level, particularly in the case of natural disasters whether or not he becomes Humanitarian Coordinator. To support the RC or HC, a well-functioning support system needs to be in place, both at the country- and global level.

Direct access: Humanitarian Coordination
HLCP: Global Humanitarian Platform (GHP) 23.02.2017

The GHP is a forum bringing together the three main families of the humanitarian community - NGOs, the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and the UN and related international organisations. These families have a shared responsibility in enhancing the effectiveness of humanitarian action.

Direct access: Global Humanitarian Platform (GHP)

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United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) 23.02.2017

OCHA is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA also ensures there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response effort.

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HLCP: Global Humanitarian Platform (GHP) 23.02.2017

The GHP is a forum bringing together the three main families of the humanitarian community - NGOs, the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and the UN and related international organisations. These families have a shared responsibility in enhancing the effectiveness of humanitarian action.

HLCP: Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) 23.02.2017

The Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) is a unique inter-agency forum for coordination, policy development and decision-making involving the key UN and non-UN humanitarian partners. The IASC was established in June 1992 in response to United Nations General Assembly Resolution 46/182 on the strengthening of humanitarian assistance.