Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Weeks (HNPW) Events

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Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Weeks (HNPW)

The Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Weeks (HNPW) is the annual event of the Leading Edge Programme (LEP) and the largest event of its kind. Every year, the HNPW brings together more than 2000 experts in crisis preparedness and response from over 350 organizations and countries. Well-established Networks and Partnerships, such as INSARAG or UNDAC, but also newly created networks hold their annual meetings and consultations at the HNPW and collaborate in identifying solutions and solving common challenges in crisis preparedness and response. The event offers a space where LEP stakeholders meet annually to take stock, become inspired and build new coalitions.

The largest event of its kind: the 7th edition of the HNPW will once again gather experts and humanitarian professionals from more than 40 participating networks and partnerships. 

19 April - 07 May 2021, Join us virtually 

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Co-hosted by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). 


More inclusive and more accessible: this year's virtual 3-week event will offer participants the opportunity to attend sessions covering different time zones, encouraging broad participation from around the world.

Overview of IASC Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Weeks (HNPW) Sessions

Consult the list of  IASC HNPW sessions  to view descriptions, organizers and speakers.