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Looking ahead to the World Humanitarian Summit

Fleming room, QEII Conference Centre
Monday, February 29, 2016 -
16:30 to 17:15

The first-ever World Humanitarian Summit, set to take place in Istanbul on 23 and 24 May 2016, is a global call to action by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. This keynote speech from Stephen O'Brien, Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator at the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) will address the progress made so far and what the conference aims to achieve.

This session is chaired by broadcaster Mike Wooldridge.

Plenary sessions are sponsored by Perrett Laver.