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Economic and Social Council

Meetings and Events of ECOSOC and its Subsidiary Bodies

ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment

New York
27 - 29 June, 2016

The ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment (HAS) provides a unique opportunity for Member States, United Nations entities, humanitarian and development partners, the private sector and affected communities to discuss emerging and pressing humanitarian issues. Since 1998, the HAS has also been an essential platform for discussing the activities and issues related to strengthening the coordination of the humanitarian assistance of the United Nations.

This year''s HAS will take place from 27 29 June in New York. It will follow the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit, to take place in Istanbul from 23 - 24 May. The HAS will be an important occasion to discuss the themes and outcomes of the World Humanitarian Summit and the contribution towards achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the commitment to leave no-one behind.

Detailed Information
Date 27 - 29 June, 2016
Location New York
External Link https://www.un.org/ecosoc/en/events/2016/ecosoc-humanitarian-affairs-segment