World Humanitarian Summit

World Humanitarian Summit: questions and answers

The following questions were asked by national NGOs and answered by representatives of the World Humanitarian Summit Secretariat.


Q: Why have a World Humanitarian Summit?

A: The Secretary General proposed the idea for a Summit because there needs to be a change in how humanitarian work is done. Prices are rising and resources are becoming more scarce. Local actors need to be more at the forefront of humanitarian response.