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.
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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.