Regional Learning Webinar: Understanding ASEAN: the role of the AHA Centre

Understanding ASEAN:  the role of the AHA Centre 


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ICVA's Regional Learning Webinar will be an opportunity to discuss and share with our members and NGO partners 

  • An understanding the operations and structure of the AHA Centre (ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management)

  • The opportunities for partnership between NGOs and the AHA Centre

  • Perspectives on how this type of model can evolve / change to better engage multiple stakeholders in the region (and globally).


When: 12 October 2017

Time: 15:00-16:30 BKK/JKT time (16:00-17:30 KL, 10:00-11:30 GVA)




Ms. Adelina Kamal, Executive Director of the AHA Centre


Mr. Oliver Lacey-Hall, Head of OCHA Indonesia Office (ASEAN Liaison Office)


Dr. Heng Aik Cheng, Chair of the AADMER Partnership Group and Vice President of Mercy Malaysia




Mr. Jeremy Wellard, Regional Representative for Asia, ICVA


Date and time: 12 October 2017, 15:00 BKK/JKT (10:00 Geneva; 11:00 Amman/Nairobi; 16:00 Manila)

Length: 90 minutes

Audience: The event is particularly targeted to those working in international and national NGOs engaged in humanitarian action, who are seeking for a stronger understanding of the role of regional humanitarian actors. The event is open to the public.

Focus: To provide NGOs and partners with a general understanding of the role of ASEAN and The AHA Centre in disaster management, and what this role means to NGOs.

Format: Introductory presentations, followed by moderated Q&A discussion (with audience participation via online submission of questions).




Event Date: 
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30
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