World Humanitarian Summit

The World Humanitarian Summit took place in Istanbul this week (23-24 May). It is the first global summit on humanitarian issues, and International Development Secretary Justine Greening and DFID Minister Baroness Verma represented the UK.

They are pressing the UK’s priorities including compliance with International Humanitarian Law, a new global approach to protracted crises, a global humanitarian system for crisis prevention, and ensuring that humanitarian action delivers for women and girls.