Humanitarian Action Summit 2018

Event Date:
October 25, 2018

Harvard Art Museum

Event Type: 

Yves Daccord, Director General of the International Committee of the Red Cross will be the keynote speaker for the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative’s 2018 Humanitarian Action Summit: Shaping the Future of Humanitarian Protection.

The mission of the 2018 Humanitarian Action Summit is to:

  • Convene senior leaders in humanitarian organizations to engage on critical challenges in humanitarian protection.
  • Explore the parameters of humanitarian protection and address the challenges of implementation through collaborative discussions, analysis, debate, and research.
  • Provide specific actions and guidelines that will advance policy and/or best practices in the key themes of protection, such as negotiating humanitarian access, gender-based violence and harassment, and data protection and security.