On 5 December 2019 the Executive Heads of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) met in Geneva, Swtizerland to address key issues on system-wide importance for humanitarian action.
The Committee discussed a number of critical humanitarian crises and the required support to meet urgent humanitarian needs, including in Syria, the Sahel Region, Afghanistan, and Sudan.
09:00 - 09:15 Opening Remarks (Principals Only)
Mr. Mark Lowcock, Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC), and
Mr. Mahmoud Mohieldin, Senior Vice President for the 2030 Development Agenda, UN Relations, and Partnerships, WB (Host)
09:15 - 11:45 SESSION 1: Horizon Scanning (Principals only).
Faciliator: Mr. Mark Lowcock, ERC.
Presenter: Mr. Mark Lowcock, ERC
The Operational Policy and Advocacy Group (OPAG) of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) held its second meeting hosted by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) on 7 and 8 November 2019 in Geneva.1 The primary objective of the meeting was to examine progress made by the IASC Results Groups on the OPAG-agreed priority areas of work in 2019, and agree on their proposed priorities for 2020.
The agenda of the second IASC Operational Policy and Advocacy Group (OPAG) meeting, on 7-8 November 2019, covering:Results Groups - Update on Concrete DeliverablesHumanitarian-Development-Peace NexusUpdate from Peer-2-PeerIASC Associated Entities