ECOSOC HAS Side Event: Official New York Launch of the Guidelines for Integrating Gender-based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Action

ECOSOC HAS Side Event: Official New York Launch of the Guidelines for Integrating Gender-based Violence Interventions in Humanitarian Action

Jun
28
2016
18:15 to 19:30
in New York
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Description

Chair

  • Mr. John Ging, Director of the Operational Division, UNOCHA

Speakers

  • H.E. Ms. Sarah Mendelson, Permanent Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations Economic and Social Council
  • Ms. Helena Yanez Loza, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Republic of Ecuador to the United Nations
  • Mr. Ted Chaiban, Director, UNICEF Programme Division
  • Ms. Jodi Nelson, Senior Vice President (Policy and Practice), International Rescue Committee

The Guidelines are a practical, field-tested tool for humanitarian actors and crisis-affected communities. They offer step-by-step guidance on essential actions to prevent gender-based violence across all sectors— resulting in safer and more effective programmes th at reduce risk, promote resilience and aid recovery.

This event will be taking place as a side event of the 2016 ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment.

This meeting will be webcast via http://webtv.un.org/. 

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Location

 
City
New York
Venue
UNHQ