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Cover of the Statement by Principals of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC), Racism an Racial Discrimination in the Humanitarian Sector

Statement by Principals of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee, Addressing Racism and Racial Discrimination in the Humanitarian Sector

Document Type
IASC Statement
Product Category
Human Rights
Published Date
Many of our staff have been affected directly or indirectly by manifestations of racism and racial discrimination. It is incumbent upon us to examine and address racism and racial discrimination within our own organizations and in the humanitarian sector, including by expanding diversity at all levels in our workplaces, and fostering more inclusive and diverse ways of working.
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IASC Statement on Preventing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and Sexual Harassment and Abuse, 2018

Document Type
IASC Statement
Product Category
Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
Published Date
The Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Principals met in New York on 31 May. A key part of their discussions focused on how we can collectively strengthen the humanitarian sector’s approach to preventing sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) and sexual harassment and abuse (SHA). In his statement, the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock, outlines the commitments and progress on SEA/SHA made by the IASC Principals in this meeting.