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Global Humanitarian Overview 2021

OCHA hosted a virtual global launch of the Global Humanitarian Overview 2021 on Tuesday, 1 December 2020, with multiple virtual regional launches in key capitals around the world.
 
Published by OCHA, the Global Humanitarian Overview is the world’s most comprehensive, authoritative and evidence-based overview of the current state and future trends in humanitarian action.
 
A global launch took place in Geneva, followed by events in Berlin, Brussels, London and Washington, D.C. These events were part of a global strategy to engage decision makers and humanitarian organizations in highlighting the key themes covered in the Global Humanitarian Overview 2021, amplify the voices of affected people, and encourage partners to generously contribute to humanitarian operations.
 

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The full Global Humanitarian Overview 2021 can be accessed via its new online platform

Data for individual charts can be downloaded by clicking on the ‘get data’ link directly underneath each chart; to retrieve the full dataset for the GHO, visit the Humanitarian Data Exchange - GHO 2021.

The principal source of financial data for this publication is the Financial Tracking Service.

For the most up-to-date information on humanitarian response plans, visit Humanitarian InSight

GENEVA / GLOBAL HUMANITARIAN OVERVIEW

00:03:04

A record 235 million people will need humanitarian assistance and protection next year, a near 40 per cent increase on 2020 which is “almost entirely from COVID-19”, the UN’s emergency relief chief Mark Lowcock said.

https://www.unmultimedia.org/tv/unifeed/asset/2586/2586261/

OCHA / GLOBAL HUMANITARIAN OVERVIEW ADVANCER

00:04:42

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) broll footage for broadcasters for the launch of the Global Humanitarian Overview 2021 on Tuesday (1 Dec) with multiple virtual regional launches in key capitals around the world.

https://www.unmultimedia.org/tv/unifeed/asset/2586/2586303/

 

Global Launch

 

Message by UN Secretary-General António Guterres

 

Geneva

Tuesday, 1 December 2020
9.00 - 10.30 a.m. Geneva time

Save the Date          Concept Note         Invitation       Sequential launches invitation

For more information, please contact Karim Saba (External Relations and Partnerships Section, OCHA): saba@un.org

Registration

Livestream

USG Mark Lowcock opening remarks

Sequential Launches

 

Berlin

Tuesday, 1 December 2020
11.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. CET

Co-host: German Foreign Federal Office
Theme: Climate Change and Anticipatory Action

Concept Note

Invitation

Programme

For more information: 

OCHA
Karim Saba: saba@un.org

GFFO
Rebecca Alt: s08-0-1@auswaertiges-amt.de

Registration

Livestream


Brussels

2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m. CET

Co-host: DG ECHO
Theme: Achieving equality in times of adversity: assessing and responding to the needs of the women and girls in humanitarian crisis

Concept Note

Invitation

Programme         Panellist Biographies

For more information:

OCHA
Karin Fenczak: fenczak@un.org

ECHO
Gerard Van Driessche: Gerard.Van-Driessche@ec.europa.eu

Registration

Livestream


London

3.30 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. CET (2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. UK time)

Co-host: Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Theme: Famine prevention and food insecurity in the COVID-19 era

Concept Note

Invitation

For more information:

OCHA
Justin Dittmeier: justin.dittmeier@un.org

FCDO
Chris Berkin: chris.berkin@fcdo.gov.uk

Registration


Washington, D.C.

9:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. CET (3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST)

Co-host: CSIS
Theme: Launch of the 2021 UN Global Humanitarian Overview. The Humanitarian Landscape: Reversal or Recovery

Invitation

For more information:

OCHA
Amierah Ismail: ismail53@un.org

Registration