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Tuesday, September 6 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Cities in crisis: Efficient and comprehensive humanitarian response in urban areas - Villes en crise : Des réponses humanitaires efficaces et intégrées dans les zones urbaines

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Key issues - Enjeux :

Settlement-based approaches for cities in crisis: How can this make a difference?
Shifting from an international-led to an integrated response: How to meaningfully engage with sub-national authorities, the private sector and affected communities to formulate a more efficient response?
Coordination of humanitarian responses: How to integrate settlement approaches within the current IASC structure?

Approche territoriale dans les villes en crise : comment fait-elle la différence?
Transition d’une reponse internationale à une réponse integrée: comment mieux intéragir avec les autorites locales, le secteur privé et les communautés pour une réponse plus efficace?
Comment lier l’approche territoriale dans les zones urbaines à la structure actuelle de coordination du Comité permanent interorganisations (IASC)?

Moderators - Modérateurs
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Luca Pupulin

Directeur exécutif, IMPACT Initiatives

Speakers - Intervenants
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Nigel Fisher

Chef d’exploitation, Allied BioScience Canada & Conseiller principal sur le politique humanitaire et les situations de crise, The KonTerra Group
avatar for Ralf H.W. Gruenert

Ralf H.W. Gruenert

Représentant en France, Haut-Commissariat des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés (UNHCR)
Avant d’être nommé à Paris en tant que Représentant, M. Gruenert a occupé différents postes au HCR y inclut : | Conseiller Principal, UNHCR Genève (Service – Organisation et Management), Suisse, Coordinateur Principal des Urgences en Croatie (2015) | Représentant en Algérie (2012-2015) | Chef de Section, Bureau de l’Inspecteur Général (2009-2012... Read More →
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Emilie Poisson

Executive Director, Convergences
Emilie Poisson is the Executive Director of Convergences, the first platform for thought, advocacy and mobilization in Europe that aims at building new convergences between private, and solidarity-based actors but also media and academics involved in sustainable development in order to promote a “Zero Exclusion, Zero Carbon and Zero Poverty” world. | Convergences promotes Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the fight against poverty... Read More →
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Josep Roig

Secretary General, United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG)
Josep Roig has been the Secretary General of United Cities and Local Governments since September 2011. | He is a founding member of Metropolis, the metropolitan section of UCLG, created in 1985, and became Secretary General of Metropolis in 1999. | Previously, Mr. Roig worked in the Barcelona Metropolitan Corporation (1983-1990, 1996-2000, 2009-2011), holding a number of different positions, including Financial Director and Deputy Director... Read More →
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Frédéric Roussel

Co-fondateur et Directeur du Développement, ACTED & Président, Convergences, ACTED, Convergences
After graduating from Sciences Po Paris, Frédéric Roussel started supporting conflict-affected populations of Afghanistan in 1987, before contributing to ACTED’s creation in 1993. As Director of Development, he currently leads the development of ACTED’s interventions, working in a wide variety of emergency and development contexts. | | Seeing the impact of ACTED’s microfinance programmes as of 1997, he was inspired in 2005 to create... Read More →
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Claus Sørensen

Ancien Conseiller senior pour la résilience, l’aide humanitaire et la réponse de crise, Centre européen de stratégie politique
Claus Sørensen was Senior Adviser on Resilience, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis response reporting directly to the Commission President Juncker as well as to Commissioners Stylianides and Mimica.Previous to that Claus Sørensen has been the Director General of ECHO. Before that he held the post of Director General of Communication at the European Commission. Sørensen is a career diplomat for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. Between 1988... Read More →
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Nicolas Wit

Directeur général adjoint, Cités Unies France
Deputy General Director, Cités Unies France

Sponsors - Co-organisateurs

Tuesday September 6, 2016 10:00am - 11:30am
Grand Auditorium 28 Place de la Bourse, 75002 Paris

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