19-21 June 2018 - New York City, USA - The ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment (HAS) has been an essential platform for discussing the activities and issues related to strengthening the coordination of the humanitarian assistance of the United Nations.
30 January 2018, London, United Kingdom - In January, ODI convenes decision-makers and the world's leading experts on recovery and reconstruction in the Caribbean to discuss the policies needed at the national, regional and international level to avoid future losses. A high-level panel sets out their priorities for making 'building back better' a reality. For more information, click here.
16-20 April 2018 - London, United Kingdom - The UK will host the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London and Windsor. With the theme of ‘Towards a Common Future’, leaders will work to address common challenges, and focus on delivering:
A more prosperous future: boosting intra-Commonwealth trade and investment and maximising the opportunities offered by the ‘Commonwealth Advantage’
A more secure future: increasing cooperation across security challenges including global terrorism, organised crime and cyber attacks
February - July 2018, Geneva, Switzerland - The global compact on refugees is being developed through three inter-related processes:
5-9 February 2018 - Geneva, Switzerland - The Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week (HNPW), co-chaired by OCHA and the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), is an annual event held in Geneva in the first week of February. Since 2015, this event provides a unique forum for humanitarian networks and partnerships to meet and address key humanitarian issues. Networks and Partnerships hold their annual meetings during the week, and work together to find ways to solve common problems.
7-13 February 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (exact dates TBD) - WUF9, taking place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in February 2018, has been recognized by the General Assembly resolution 70/210 as the first session to have a thematic focus on the implementation of the New Urban Agenda.