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ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment 2022

The ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment (HAS) provides a key opportunity for Member States, the United Nations system, development actors, the private sector and other humanitarian partners to discuss current and emerging humanitarian challenges and priority themes and share experiences and lessons learned.

The 2022 HAS will take place from 21 to 23 June in New York, with many of the events also allowing for virtual attendance.

Start Network is involved in several events as part of ECOSOC HAS on topics including anticipatory action, humanitarian financing, the climate crisis, and accountability. 

June 21, 2022, 10:00-13:00 EST - ECOSOC HAS Opening Session Participation from Start Network Member, Emeline Siale Ilolahia, Executive Director of PIANGO

June 21, 2022, 13:15-14:45 EST - Side Event: "Scaling up and mainstreaming anticipatory approaches through empowered locally led action" panel participation by Start Network's Clare Harris, Head of Crisis Anticipation and Risk Financing

June 23, 2022, 8:30-10:00 - Side Event: Shocks to the system: humanitarian financing, quality funding, and transparency in the face of rising needs, moderation by Start Network's Christina Bennett, CEO

June 23, 2022, 10:00-12:30 EST - High-Level Panel 3: Humanitarian impacts of the climate crisis: escalating risks, challenges and actions Panel Participation from Start Network Member, Sumera Javeed, Executive Manager, Health and Nutrition Development Society, Pakistan

June 24, 2022, 8:30-10:00 EST - Side Event: "System wide change for greater accountability to people affected by crisis?" presentation from Start Network's Ashraful Haque, Coordinator, FOREWARN Bangladesh Resilience and Risk Reduction Team (ICCCAD)



ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment 2022

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