The Meeting of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Executive Board started yesterday, and it is hosted virtually.
On 6th of January, the National Defense Commission of the Belgian Federal Parliament met to discuss a draft resolution on EWIPA.
The pandemic has made 2020 an unusual year, kept us physically far from each other but united more than ever to show that humanitarian disarmament is as relevant, and perhaps even more relevant, than before this pandemic.
On the 10th of December, we gathered 25 German and French Parliamentarians and their representatives in a virtual discussion to enter a French-German dialogue on the better protection of civilians from the impact of explosive weapons.
Le 17 décembre à Paris se tiendra la Conférence Nationale Humanitaire. Elle réunira les principales organisations non gouvernementales humanitaires, dont HI. Emmanuel Macron s’y exprimera. Parmi les sujets prioritaires, et pour lesquels les ONG ont des demandes très précises : la sécurité des travailleurs humanitaires et la protection de l’espace humanitaire.
In the lead-up to the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day, rehabilitation professionals, users, community-based rehabilitation networks and NGOs join voices to recall that rehabilitation must be part of financial protection mechanisms and made available and accessible for everyone who needs it, everywhere.
December 3 marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. While 15% of world population lives with a disability, persons with disabilities still face multiple barriers and discrimination to enjoy equal opportunities, quality of lives and participation in their communities. The long-term impacts of COVID-19 threaten to exacerbate this exclusion even further.
The new Case for Investing in Assistive Technology (AT) that is published by ATscale, describes the enormous gains that access to AT can have in health, for the community and the economy. HI is proud to have contributed to it.
With the United Nations estimating some 235 million people across the globe will be in need of life-saving support in 2021, it is vital that aid organisations have unhindered access to those most in need and humanitarian appeals are fully funded, seven* NGOs said today.