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Bridging the Humanitarian-Development Divide: Different Approaches to Similar Problems

November 05, 2018

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Since the 2016 World Humanitarian Summit, what has the international community achieved to bridge the humanitarian-development divide?

In this keynote session of the Law, Justice and Development Week 2018, guest speakers from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the International Committee of the Red Cross, and the World Bank Group will discuss the importance of utilizing the comparative advantages of each organization to contribute towards development in a complementary manner, particularly in relation to this year’s theme of Rights, Protection and Development.

Speakers

Senior Vice President and General Counsel, World Bank Group

Vice President for External and Corporate Relations, World Bank Group

Senior Director, Fragility, Conflict and Violence, World Bank

Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, UNHCR

Director of International Law and Policy, ICRC