The Regional Humanitarian Partnership Week (RHPW) is a joint initiative of the International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA), the Asian Disaster Risk Reduction Network (ADRRN), Community World Service Asia (CWSA), and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA). RHPW aims to bring together hundreds of humanitarian practitioners from various sectors across the Asia-Pacific region to exchange best practices, foster collaboration and strengthen partnerships for effective humanitarian programming and service delivery to affected people.Concept Note and Agenda – Strengthening Local Humanitarian Action to Respond to Climate-induced EmergenciesStrengthening Local Humanitarian Action to Respond to Climate-induced Emergencies
In partnership with International Medical Corps (IMC) and with support from the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs – France, the International Council for Voluntary Agencies (ICVA) is organising a two-day regional symposium aimed at strengthening the capacity of NGO personnel to address the long-term impact of climate change on affected populations in East and Horn of Africa.
The Symposium will bring together 25 NGO participants from local and national NGOs from the region (Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia) to:
During the workshop, presentations by thematic experts, interactive activities, and group dialogues will be used to enhance the participants’ knowledge. topics such as climate policy, climate and human mobility, and climate and food security will be covered.
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