Making Humanitarian Action Inclusive: How to Engage in the Development of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee Guidelines on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action

Making Humanitarian Action Inclusive: How to Engage in the Development of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee Guidelines on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action

Feb
08
2017
14:00 to 15:30
in Geneva
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Add to Calendarhttps://interagencystandingcommittee.org/iasc-task-team-inclusion-persons-disabilities-humanitarian-action/meetings/making-humanitarian02-08-2017 12:00:0002-08-2017 13:30:0035Making Humanitarian Action Inclusive: How to Engage in the Development of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee Guidelines on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian ActionThe Session will provide an overview of the Task Team, work plan and work streams established to assist with the development of the Guidelines. Participants will have the opportunity to share best practices and discuss opportunities to contribute to different work streams in line with their expertise. Objective of the Session: To foster greater participation and sectorial expertise of relevant stakeholders into work streams of the IASC Task Team. Participants: The session is relevant for organizations interested on the inclusion of persons with disabilities in humanitarian action as well as those with sectorial expertise (e.g. in WASH, Education, Protection, etc.) and interest in contributing to development of the Guidelines, including potentially interested networks attending the HNPW, such as the Emergency Medical Teams (EMT), the Emergency Supplies Prepositioning Strategy (ESUPS) Working Group, the INSARAG Steering Group and the UNDAC Mission Support Partners / UNDAC Advisory Board, and private sector participants with an interest in inclusive humanitarian action for persons with disabilities. Expected Outcomes: Increased awareness and knowledge of the IASC Guidelines’ development process, feedback on how to engage a wider range of stakeholders in the process, and identification of sectoral experts with interest to contribute to the guidelines development process.   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

The Session will provide an overview of the Task Team, work plan and work streams established to assist with the development of the Guidelines. Participants will have the opportunity to share best practices and discuss opportunities to contribute to different work streams in line with their expertise.

  • Objective of the Session: To foster greater participation and sectorial expertise of relevant stakeholders into work streams of the IASC Task Team.
  • Participants: The session is relevant for organizations interested on the inclusion of persons with disabilities in humanitarian action as well as those with sectorial expertise (e.g. in WASH, Education, Protection, etc.) and interest in contributing to development of the Guidelines, including potentially interested networks attending the HNPW, such as the Emergency Medical Teams (EMT), the Emergency Supplies Prepositioning Strategy (ESUPS) Working Group, the INSARAG Steering Group and the UNDAC Mission Support Partners / UNDAC Advisory Board, and private sector participants with an interest in inclusive humanitarian action for persons with disabilities.
  • Expected Outcomes: Increased awareness and knowledge of the IASC Guidelines’ development process, feedback on how to engage a wider range of stakeholders in the process, and identification of sectoral experts with interest to contribute to the guidelines development process.  

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

Mr. Ricardo Pla Cordero

Handicap International
Email:
rplacordero@handicap-international.org

Ms. Georgia Dominik

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

Mr. Gopal Mitra

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

Ms. Isabelle de Muyser-Boucher

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