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Tuesday, September 6 • 11:45am - 1:15pm
Post-World Humanitarian Summit: What lessons? What perspectives? - Post-Sommet Humanitaire Mondial : Quelles leçons ? Quelles perspectives ?

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Key issues - Enjeux :

According to the initial diagnosis of the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS), “the humanitarian system cannot both rapidly respond to new crises, and continue to service situations of chronic need.” Is this conclusion relevant or questionable? Is it necessary to refine it?
What to take away from the key recommendations of the WHS? What is missing?
Is the United Nations ready to lead these much-needed changes and/or how to proceed? Should we fear the risk of reaching a stalemate?
What commitments are humanitarian actors proposing to effectively improve humanitarian action?

Le diagnostic initial du Sommet Humanitaire Mondial (SHM) sur les limites du « système humanitaire actuel qui ne parvient plus à répondre aux besoins » est-il valide, suffisant, ou discutable ? Faut-il faire un tri, l’affiner ?
Que faut-il penser des principales recommandations du SHM ? Que manque-t-il d’important ?
L’ONU est-elle en mesure de piloter les changements et évolutions nécessaires et/ou comment procéder ? Peut-on craindre des risques d’enlisement ?
Quels engagements les acteurs humanitaires présents proposent-ils de prendre pour améliorer concrètement l’action humanitaire ?

Moderators - Modérateurs
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Alain Boinet

Fondateur, Solidarités International & Président, Coordination Humanitaire et Développement & Administrateur, Coordination SUD & Administrateur, Convergences
Alain Boinet is the founder of the French NGO Solidarités International, which is committed to providing aid in the event of conflicts and natural disasters. He has himself been involved in field operations, from Afghanistan to Darfur, from Bosnia to DCR. In 1988, he received the Humanitarian Action Prize during Le Festival Européen de la Solidarité. In 2004 and 2005, he worked for the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs as... Read More →

Speakers - Intervenants
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Jean-Marc Boivin

Executive Director, Handicap International
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Nicolas Borsinger

Président, VOICE
In 2012, Nicolas Borsinger was elected as VOICE President for three years and his mandate has been successfully prolonged at the 2015 General Assembly. The VOICE network is representing 85 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) active in humanitarian aid worldwide; VOICE is the main NGO interlocutor with the EU on emergency aid.   Mr Borsinger graduated in 1979 as an agricultural engineer at the Federal Institute of Technology in... Read More →
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Pauline Chetcuti

Advocacy and Humanitarian Policy Manager - Responsable Plaidoyer et Policy Humanitaire, Action Contre la Faim
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Rezaul Karim Chowdhury

Founder and Executive Director, COAST
I am the Executive Director of an NGO named COAST. COAST (www.coastbd.net) is working for coastal poor and in small islands in Bangladesh. This NGO leads campaigns and is engaged in advocacy in local, national and international level through EquityBD (www.equitybd.net), a program component of COAST, on climate justice, tax justice, trade justice, democratization in political parties, civil society development effectiveness and on equity... Read More →
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Philippe Jahshan

Président, Coordination SUD
Philippe Jahshan graduated from Sciences Po Paris, with a Master degree in International Affairs and Development issues. He joined Solidarité Laïque, a French NGO in 2002, as project officer in Morocco and Lebanon. Since 2009, he has been Head of International Development programmes, and member of Solidarité Laïque’s management board. In parallel, Philippe coordinated Euromed France Network from 2005 to 2008; joined F3E (Fund for Evaluation... 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 →

Sponsors - Co-organisateurs

Tuesday September 6, 2016 11:45am - 1:15pm
Grand Auditorium 28 Place de la Bourse, 75002 Paris

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