The Seventh edition of the IASC Newsletter looks at:
Advocacy for COVID-19 Vaccination for the Most Vulnerable
Launch of the 2021 Global Humanitarian Overview
Commitment to the Essentials of Humanitarian Action
Building a Culture of Inclusivity
Calling for Action to Strengthen Mental Health and Psychosocial Support
Overview of All New IASC Guidance and Resources
IASC New Year's Video
IASC latest briefings and Peer-2-Peer webinars
IASC Upcoming Events
“Let’s all be champions of protection and place the rights and dignity of victims and survivors at the heart of our efforts.” — Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNFPA Executive Director.
As of January 2021, UNFPA Executive Director Dr.
We will face many challenges in 2021, but together we can take action to help those who need us most.
Hear from Mr. Mark Lowcock, the Under-Secretary-General of Humanitarian Affairs and IASC Emergency Relief Coordinator, was joined by Mr. David Beasley, Executive Director of WFP, Ms. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA, and Ms. Sofia Sprechmann Sineiro, Secretary-General of Care International in the 2021 New Year’s message from the IASC.
View the full video here:
Covid-19 has caused a substantial shock across the humanitarian sector. Travel restrictions mean that international initiatives and staff cannot be deployed, which has led to a renewed focus on the role of local actors.