ALERT – HI Statement at the High-level pledging event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

ALERT – HI Statement at the High-level pledging event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

Posted by: on Apr 3, 2018 | No Comments

Today 3rd of April, the United Nations, Sweden and Switzerland are convening a High-Level Pledging Event in Geneva for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen. HI delivered a statement in plenary to support the humanitarian response in Yemen and co-signed a joint statement with 21 NGOs calling donors to address the needs of the Yemeni population.

FEEDBACK – The way forward for an inclusive urban development

FEEDBACK – The way forward for an inclusive urban development

Posted by: on Mar 2, 2018 | No Comments

The World Urban Forum 2018-WUF9 hosted a number of events where different actors could share their experience in implementing the New Urban Agenda-NUA, a document endorsed by the UN General Assembly in December 2016, over a year ago.

ALERT – New humanitarian standards for the inclusion of older people and people with disabilities

ALERT – New humanitarian standards for the inclusion of older people and people with disabilities

Posted by: on Feb 26, 2018 | No Comments

A new set of inclusion standards that provide humanitarian organisations with guidance to ensure older people and people with disabilities are not marginalised in emergency responses have been launched.

FEEDBACK – WUF 9: Scaling up implementation of the New Urban Agenda

FEEDBACK – WUF 9: Scaling up implementation of the New Urban Agenda

Posted by: on Feb 26, 2018 | No Comments

The ninth meeting of the World Urban Forum (WUF9) was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (7–13 February 2018). This session focused on the theme “Cities for all”, with the ambition of localizing and scaling up the implementation of the New Urban Agenda adopted in 2016.