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#WHS: European Union commits to action at World Humanitarian Summit

#WHS: European Union commits to action at World Humanitarian Summit

At the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, the European Union has committed to strengthen prevention and preparedness, improve the international response and help find solutions to support an overstrained humanitarian system. The European Union (EU) is committed to strong progress on each of the five core responsibility areas, for which core commitments have been formulated […]

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The European Union at the #WorldHumanitarianSummit: Priorities and commitments

The European Union at the #WorldHumanitarianSummit: Priorities and commitments

What is the World Humanitarian Summit? The first-ever World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) takes place on 23-24 May 2016, in Istanbul, in response to an unprecedented increase of people affected by conflict and natural disaster. Unlike other international summits, WHS is a multi-stakeholder process. The European Commission has been actively involved in the preparations of the […]

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