Load low-bandwidth site?

Remaking Humanitarian Action for a New Era of Conflict and Change

Remaking Humanitarian Action for a New Era of Conflict and Change table
Date26 Feb 2021
Time9:00 am CET |3:00 am
Provider ICRC
Type Virtual
CostNo cost
Booking URLhttps://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/7016119278308/WN_lWODEdOVTdq3Ik3fWb3plQ

In 2021, 1 in 33 people worldwide will need humanitarian assistance. This is a significant increase from 1 in 45 last year, which was already the highest figure in decades. Worse still, amid ongoing violent conflict, rising hunger and the effects of climate change and the pandemic, the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance keeps growing.

In this webinar, Dr. Peter MAURER, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), discusses what it takes to meet humanitarian needs in complex and protracted crises.


Dr. Peter Maurer: Dr. Peter MAURER has been the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) since 2012. Established in 1863, the ICRC is one of the most widely recognised organisations in the world, having won three Nobel Peace Prizes. Under Peter’s leadership, the ICRC employs over 20’000 people and carries out humanitarian work in over 80 countries, helping people affected by conflict and armed violence and promoting the laws that protect victims of war. Peter was previously Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs in Bern, as well as Ambassador and Head of Switzerland’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York.


Training for Security in Today’s World: Security, Inclusion and Resilience | GISF Event | Save the Date

Please save the date for our next Training for Security in Today’s World, which this year will focus on Security, Inclusion and Resilience. More information about this event will be released soon.  This virtual event is exclusive to GISF Members and Affiliates. For any questions please contact gisf-info@gisf.ngo.

The Professionalisation of Security Risk Management in the NGO Sector | GISF & INSSA Webinar

For decades, aid workers have responded to increasing humanitarian needs in complex environments while facing serious threats and access challenges. Security risk management (SRM) has become crucial in allowing humanitarians to deliver aid despite these obstacles, and the sector’s professionalisation has enabled NGOs to meet their Duty of Care and…

Arabic {TESS+} Training Webinar Series

Webinar #1: Basic radio frequency (RF) theory – Arabic Date/time: Wednesday, 31 August 2022 @ 14:00 Rome time Description: This webinar will cover the basics of RF (radio frequency) theory, and provide an introduction to two-way VHF/UHF communications. Webinar #2: Repeater site assessment, installation and maintenance – Arabic Date/time: Wednesday,…