The World Humanitarian Summit


The World Humanitarian Summit

The Standard
By Dean Tony La Viña

Earlier this week, on Monday and Tuesday (May 23-24), I had the privilege and fortune to attend, as an observer, the first World Humanitarian Summit. Fifty-five heads of state joined 9,000 participants. Officials and representatives from 173 member-state governments, private sector networks and firms, and citizen organizations participated in the summit. Indeed, the Summit Chair is correct: “The United Nations in its 70 years has never come together at this scale, with this many different stakeholders, to discuss the pressing challenges that are resulting in so much suffering today.”…

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