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World Humanitarian Summit 2016

23 May 12:00am - 24 May 12:00am
Istanbul, Turkey

The first-ever World Humanitarian Summit is set to take place in Istanbul on 23-24 May 2016. It is a global call to action by the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

The Summit has three main goals:

  1. To re-inspire and reinvigorate our commitment to humanity and to the universality of humanitarian principles.
  2. To initiate a set of concrete actions and commitments aimed at enabling countries and communities to better prepare for and respond to crises, and be more resilient to shocks.
  3. To share innovations and best practices that can help to save lives around the world, put affected people at the center of humanitarian action, and alleviate suffering.

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