Regional consultation - Middle East

Regional consultation - Middle East

Mar
06-07
2018
(All day) in Beirut (Lebanon)
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Add to Calendarhttps://interagencystandingcommittee.org/iasc-task-team-inclusion-persons-disabilities-humanitarian-action/meetings/regional-consultation-003-06-2018 00:00:0003-07-2018 00:00:0035Regional consultation - Middle East The Arab Organization of Persons with Disabilities (AOPD), in partnership with the Inter-AgencyStanding Committee (IASC) Task Team on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Actionand the International Disability Alliance (co-chair of the Task Team), hold a regional multi-stakeholderconsultation for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region in Beirut, Lebanon from 6 – 7 March2018. This consultation has been made possible through the support of the Governments of Finland,Luxembourg and Australia, as well as of the European Commission Civil Protection and Humanitarian AidOperations (ECHO). The workshop is the second in a series of regional consultations supporting the development of theIASC Guidelines on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action (“the Guidelines”).More than sixty participants, including organizations of persons with disabilities (DPOs), humanitarianand development stakeholders and governments based in the MENA region discussed priority areasand key components of the Guidelines, and shared feedback to ensure the Guidelines will be effectiveand relevant in the field. The report below provides more information about the agenda, the outcomes of the discussion and the list of participants.  Beirut (Lebanon)trueMM/DD/YYYY

Description

The Arab Organization of Persons with Disabilities (AOPD), in partnership with the Inter-Agency
Standing Committee (IASC) Task Team on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action
and the International Disability Alliance (co-chair of the Task Team), hold a regional multi-stakeholder
consultation for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region in Beirut, Lebanon from 6 – 7 March
2018. This consultation has been made possible through the support of the Governments of Finland,
Luxembourg and Australia, as well as of the European Commission Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid
Operations (ECHO).


The workshop is the second in a series of regional consultations supporting the development of the
IASC Guidelines on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action (“the Guidelines”).
More than sixty participants, including organizations of persons with disabilities (DPOs), humanitarian
and development stakeholders and governments based in the MENA region discussed priority areas
and key components of the Guidelines, and shared feedback to ensure the Guidelines will be effective
and relevant in the field.

The report below provides more information about the agenda, the outcomes of the discussion and the list of participants. 

Meeting Documents

Location

 
City
Beirut (Lebanon)

Contact

Ms. Isabelle de Muyser-Boucher

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