90th IASC Working Group meeting

90th IASC Working Group meeting

Mar
08-09
2016
(All day) in New York
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Add to Calendarhttp://interagencystandingcommittee.org/working-group/content/90th-iasc-working-group-meeting03-08-2016 10:00:0003-09-2016 10:00:003590th IASC Working Group meetingAgenda Agenda: 90th IASC Working Group Meeting (Uploaded 7 March 2016) Session 1: Humanitarian Financing and the Grand Bargain Discuss the outline of the contents and parameters of the process of the Grand Bargain and connections to the WHS. This is a key issue for IASC members and many external partners. It is important that the IASC supports an inclusive and decisive process. Discussion in the WG is both timely (several discussion rounds will have taken place ahead of the WG) and important, to promote a coherant and inclusive process and to achieve consensus around key deliverables ahead of the WHS.  Background Documents:  Report of the HLP on Financing: Too important to fail - addressing the humanitarian financial gap (uploaded 18 February 2016)  Technical Paper on the Grand Bargain (uploaded 22 February 2016)  WHS SG report: One Humanity Shared Responsibility (uploaded 18 February 2016)  Donor Conditions and their Implications for Humanitarian Response (uploaded 7 March 2016)  Session 2: World Humanitarian Summit Discussion of the implications of the SG report for the IASC and specifically for the WG workplan and priorities. At a briefing from the Secretary-General to the IASC Principals, they pledged full support in taking his Agenda for Humanity forward. Discussion on how IASC organizations propose to demonstrate this support and agreement on the role and action of the IASC in the lead-up to, during and after the Summit. Background Documents:  WHS SG report: One Humanity Shared Responsibility (uploaded 18 February 2016)  Session 3: Humanitarian-Development Nexus In light of the calls in the HLP report and the SG's WHS report for the bridging of the humanitariandevelopment nexus and more investments in joint analysis, planning and programming under the overall framework of Agenda 2030, and taking into account the IASC Principals' action point on developing messages on bridging the humanitarian-development divide, the Working Group will deliberate on what it can take forward up to and beyond the WHS. It will plan how to take the dialogue forward with development actors postWHS in the context of the recommendations and outcomes of the WHS, specifically with the UNDG WG on Transitions. Background Documents:  Agenda 2030 (uploaded 18 February 2016)  WHS SG report: One Humanity Shared Responsibility (uploaded 18 February 2016)  Session 4: Movement of Refugees and Migrants The Special Adviser for the Summit on Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants, Ms. Karen Koning AbuZayd, will speak on the report of the Secretary-General in preparation for the high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly on 19 September 2016. This will be the first event on this topic held at the General Assembly, reflecting the heightened international attention to the situation of refugees and migrants. The Summit is an opportunity to take forward in an inter-governmental forum the many recommendations put forth in the 'Secretary-General's roadmap' (as put forth in his address to the GA on ‘Global Awareness of the Tragedies of Irregular Migrants in the Mediterranean Basin with Specific Emphasis on Syrian Asylum Seekers’ on 20 November 2015), including those on humanitarian financing and development assistance, pathways for admission of refugees, and more predictable and equitable responsibility-sharing among states. Her presentation will be followed by a discussion on the wider issue of displacement. The Summit will build on many of the insights and recommendations contained in the Secretary-General's Report for the World Humanitarian Summit, such as recommendations on accessing people in need and addressing the causes of displacement. Background Documents:  Addressing Protracted Displacement: A Framework for Development-Humanitarian Cooperation (OCHA, UNDP, UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP and the World Bank) (uploaded 18 February 2016)  Session 5: Protection Discussion of the management response to the Whole of System Review of Protection as prepared by the subgroup. Status update and discussion of the Protection Policy. Information on the GPC Strategic Framework 2016-2019. Background Documents Management response of WoS Protection Review (uploaded 7 March 2016) Protection Policty Timeline (uploaded 4 March 2016)  GPC Strategic Framework 2016-2019 (uploaded 18 February 2016)  Session 6: Humanitarian Financing - Discussion with donor representatives Discussion with donor representatives on humanitarian financing and the process and key deliverables ahead of and after the WHS including the Grand Bargain. Discussion around IASC WG and GHD/donor engagement. Additional Information  Logistics Information for Participants (uploaded 4 March 2016)    All Working Group related documents can also be found here (you will have to log in using your Humanitarian ID to see the complete listing).  New York, UN Secretariat Buiilding, 27th floorfalseMM/DD/YYYY

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Agenda

Session 1: Humanitarian Financing and the Grand Bargain

Discuss the outline of the contents and parameters of the process of the Grand Bargain and connections to the WHS. This is a key issue for IASC members and many external partners. It is important that the IASC supports an inclusive and decisive process. Discussion in the WG is both timely (several discussion rounds will have taken place ahead of the WG) and important, to promote a coherant and inclusive process and to achieve consensus around key deliverables ahead of the WHS. 

Background Documents: 

Session 2: World Humanitarian Summit

Discussion of the implications of the SG report for the IASC and specifically for the WG workplan and priorities. At a briefing from the Secretary-General to the IASC Principals, they pledged full support in taking his Agenda for Humanity forward. Discussion on how IASC organizations propose to demonstrate this support and agreement on the role and action of the IASC in the lead-up to, during and after the Summit.

Background Documents: 

Session 3: Humanitarian-Development Nexus

In light of the calls in the HLP report and the SG's WHS report for the bridging of the humanitariandevelopment nexus and more investments in joint analysis, planning and programming under the overall framework of Agenda 2030, and taking into account the IASC Principals' action point on developing messages on bridging the humanitarian-development divide, the Working Group will deliberate on what it can take forward up to and beyond the WHS. It will plan how to take the dialogue forward with development actors postWHS in the context of the recommendations and outcomes of the WHS, specifically with the UNDG WG on Transitions.

Background Documents: 

Session 4: Movement of Refugees and Migrants

The Special Adviser for the Summit on Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants, Ms. Karen Koning AbuZayd, will speak on the report of the Secretary-General in preparation for the high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly on 19 September 2016. This will be the first event on this topic held at the General Assembly, reflecting the heightened international attention to the situation of refugees and migrants. The Summit is an opportunity to take forward in an inter-governmental forum the many recommendations put forth in the 'Secretary-General's roadmap' (as put forth in his address to the GA on ‘Global Awareness of the Tragedies of Irregular Migrants in the Mediterranean Basin with Specific Emphasis on Syrian Asylum Seekers’ on 20 November 2015), including those on humanitarian financing and development assistance, pathways for admission of refugees, and more predictable and equitable responsibility-sharing among states. Her presentation will be followed by a discussion on the wider issue of displacement. The Summit will build on many of the insights and recommendations contained in the Secretary-General's Report for the World Humanitarian Summit, such as recommendations on accessing people in need and addressing the causes of displacement.

Background Documents: 

Session 5: Protection

Discussion of the management response to the Whole of System Review of Protection as prepared by the subgroup. Status update and discussion of the Protection Policy. Information on the GPC Strategic Framework 2016-2019.

Background Documents

Session 6: Humanitarian Financing - Discussion with donor representatives

Discussion with donor representatives on humanitarian financing and the process and key deliverables ahead of and after the WHS including the Grand Bargain. Discussion around IASC WG and GHD/donor engagement.

Additional Information 

 

All Working Group related documents can also be found here (you will have to log in using your Humanitarian ID to see the complete listing). 

Location

 
City
New York
Venue
UN Secretariat Buiilding, 27th floor
Meeting Host(s)

Contact

Ms. Tanja Schümer

IASC Secretariat
Geneva
Email:
schuemer@un.org
Phone:
+41 22 917 2661

Ms. Mirlinda Pasoma

Geneva
Email:
pasoma@un.org
Phone:
+41 22 917 1438

Ms. Mirja Peters

Geneva
Email:
petersm@un.org
Phone:
+41 22 917 1612