Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Weeks
HNPW 2024 (29 April - 10 May 2024)

Session title: HNPW opening ceremony
Organizer(s): OCHA
29 Apr 24 11:00-12:00

The HNPW 2024 will be officially launched on 29 April 2024 in a remote session from 11:00-12:00 CEST (09:00-11:00 UTC).

The event will be held in a hybrid format from 29 April to 10 May 2024. The first week (29 April - 03 May) will be held remotely, the second week (06-10 May) will be organized face-to-face at the International Conference Centre in Geneva (CICG).

More than 300 session have been scheduled at the event, 120 of which in the "Areas of Common Concern" for inter-network collaboration: 1) Accountability to Affected Population, 2) Anticipatory Action, 3) Climate Crisis, 4) Emergency Response in a Pandemic, 5) Inclusion, 6) Integrating Security Risk Management in Humanitarian Action, 7) Localization, 8) Nexus and 9) Organizational Culture and Power Relations.


  • Opening statements
    • Mr. Marti Griffiths, Under Secretary General of Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator
    • Ambassador Dominik Stillhart, Deputy Director, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and Head of Swiss Humanitarian Aid.
  • Thematic statements by senor delegates from humanitarian networks and partnerships (speakers will be confirmed shortly).

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