Advancing the Development of the IASC Guidelines on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action

Advancing the Development of the IASC Guidelines on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action

Feb
07
2017
14:00 to 15:30
in Geneva
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Add to Calendarhttp://interagencystandingcommittee.org/iasc-task-team-inclusion-persons-disabilities-humanitarian-action/meetings/advancing-development-002-07-2017 13:00:0002-07-2017 14:30:0035Advancing the Development of the IASC Guidelines on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian ActionDescription of the session: This session will be an information sharing meeting with Member States and donors interested in the development of the IASC Guidelines on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action and possibilities for supporting the guidelines financially or technically. Participants will be updated on the work done by the Task Team in charge of the development of the Guidelines, including details regarding the Terms of Reference, work plan, initial outcomes, financial plan and next steps. Objective of the Session: Gather interest of Member States and other donor representatives to contribute to the development of the IASC Guidelines, either financially or by providing technical or other expertise.  Participants: This session will be upon invitation only, designed for representatives of Member States, other potential donors and members of IASC Task Team. Expected Outcome: Strengthened relationships and generation of interest to fund and support the development of the IASC Guidelines. Please note that meeting will be in English (no interpretation available). Note that, to participate to this meeting, you must first of all be registered at the HNPW (follow link on www.hnpw.org).  Geneva, Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week (HNPW) c/o Centre de Conférences Internationales Genève (CICG), 17 rue de Varembé, 1211 Geneva 20falseMM/DD/YYYY

Description

  • Description of the sessionThis session will be an information sharing meeting with Member States and donors interested in the development of the IASC Guidelines on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action and possibilities for supporting the guidelines financially or technically. Participants will be updated on the work done by the Task Team in charge of the development of the Guidelines, including details regarding the Terms of Reference, work plan, initial outcomes, financial plan and next steps.
  • Objective of the Session: Gather interest of Member States and other donor representatives to contribute to the development of the IASC Guidelines, either financially or by providing technical or other expertise.
  •  Participants: This session will be upon invitation only, designed for representatives of Member States, other potential donors and members of IASC Task Team.
  • Expected Outcome: Strengthened relationships and generation of interest to fund and support the development of the IASC Guidelines.

Please note that meeting will be in English (no interpretation available).

Note that, to participate to this meeting, you must first of all be registered at the HNPW (follow link on www.hnpw.org)

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Location

 
City
Geneva
Venue
Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week (HNPW) c/o Centre de Conférences Internationales Genève (CICG), 17 rue de Varembé, 1211 Geneva 20
Meeting Host(s)

Contact

Ms. Georgia Dominik

International Disability Alliance
Email:
gdominik@ida-secretariat.org

Mr. Gopal Mitra

Email:
gmitra@unicef.org
Phone:
+1 212 326 7093

Mr. Ricardo Pla Cordero

Handicap International
Email:
rplacordero@handicap-international.org

Ms. Isabelle de Muyser-Boucher

Geneva
Email:
demuyser-boucher@un.org
Phone:
+41 22 917 3290