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Dubai Humanitarian promotes sustainable strategies at Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Weeks in Geneva

Fri 17 May 2024    
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The Brew News Team | 2 min read

Dubai: Dubai Humanitarian, a prominent advocate for sustainable humanitarian efforts worldwide, demonstrated its dedication to catalyzing change at the Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Weeks (HNPW) in Geneva. Leading four influential sessions, Dubai Humanitarian brought together international stakeholders to tackle urgent issues and seek inventive approaches in humanitarian endeavors.

Giuseppe Saba, CEO and Board Member of Dubai Humanitarian, emphasized the organization’s purpose, stating: “As we stand at the intersection of complex humanitarian crises and climate change, it’s important that we revolutionise relief practices and prioritise sustainability. Embracing data sharing and the building of a robust global safety net are pivotal steps in this transformative journey. Our collective commitment to collaborative action, innovative partnerships, and youth engagement will shape a future where resilient communities thrive amidst adversity.”

Session 1: Sustainable Humanitarian Supply Chains

Dubai Humanitarian’s inaugural session at HNPW emphasized the pressing need for collective action amid the intersecting challenges of humanitarian crises and climate change. Highlighting transformative shifts in relief practices, key insights advocated for cross-sector collaboration and the incorporation of sustainability principles into procurement processes.

Session 2: Humanitarian Diplomacy

Teaming up with the Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy, Dubai Humanitarian continued to make a significant impact. Experts deliberated on evolving geopolitical dynamics influencing crisis response efforts, underscoring the role of diplomacy in facilitating coordinated responses and upholding humanitarian principles amid complexities.

Session 3: Transformative Potential of Digital Tools

In this session, Dubai Humanitarian and its partners delved into the potential of digital tools in disaster management and humanitarian logistics. A demonstration of a cyclone response simulation showcased the crucial role of digitization and data sharing in strengthening preparedness strategies and expediting crisis responses.

Session 4: Shared Innovations for Humanitarian

Coordinated by the Peaceland Foundation, Dubai Humanitarian explored “The Crucial Role of Sustainable Supply Chains in Climate-Driven Humanitarian Response.” Amidst climate-related challenges and multifaceted emergencies, collaboration emerged as paramount for effective humanitarian action, underscoring the importance of sustainable supply chains in bolstering resilient preparedness and responses.

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