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The World Humanitarian Summit is seeking ways to better meet the needs of people affected by conflicts and disasters.
Show your support for the actions needed to make humanitarian action fit for future crises.

CHOOSE THE PROPOSALS THAT ARE MOST CRITICAL
Following an extensive consultation process 31 major proposals have emerged, among many others. Which of the proposals are most critical to improving humanitarian action and should be taken forward? You do not need to provide feedback on all the areas, only those you are interested in.
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Partnerships

Build diverse and inclusive partnerships that reaffirm the core humanitarian principles, support effective and people-driven humanitarian action, enable first responders to take a leadership role, and leverage the power of innovation.

Stimulate and leverage innovation to face new challenges and better meet affected peoples’ needs. more...
Establish a common, global humanitarian assessment and data-sharing framework for humanitarian effectiveness. more...
Develop new partnerships to leverage the capacities of more actors, including the private sector, and scale-up civil contingency expertise and South-South cooperation. more...
Reaffirm the universal relevance of the core humanitarian principles and apply them consistently. more...
Establish an independent mechanism in each crisis to verify needs assessments, track progress, and handle complaints. more...
When possible, shift leadership of humanitarian action towards local actors, national institutions and regional cooperation, with the international humanitarian community taking a support role. more...
Resilience

Build hope and solutions for people in new or prolonged crises through collective action by humanitarian, development and other partners to strengthen people’s resilience to crises, by investing in preparedness, managing and mitigating risk, reducing vulnerability, finding durable solutions for protracted displacement, and adapting to new threats.

Address the humanitarian dimensions of migrant and refugee movements and ensure respect for the human rights of all people on the move. more...
Ensure protection and assistance to internally displaced people and find durable solutions. more...
Scale-up social protection measures by governments and development partners in crisis-affected areas more...
Establish a global urban crisis alliance to tackle escalating risk and generate urban specific response mechanisms. more...
Create stronger linkages between humanitarian work and global development and climate change action to manage and find solutions to situations of prolonged crises. more...
Increase government investment in reducing exposure and vulnerability, and disaster preparedness. more...
Increase the predictability of response in advance by forging preparedness and response agreements for natural hazards between governments and the international community. more...
Improve management of health crisis risks by governments and international actors more...
Examine a “refugee hosting deal” for countries and communities hosting refugees. more...
Convene an independent advisory group to adapt and get ready for new humanitarian challenges and risks. more...
Safety

Keep people safe from harm by putting protection at the centre of humanitarian action, increasing political action to prevent and end conflict, preventing and putting an end to violations of international humanitarian law and ensuring humanitarian action is not instrumentalized.

Step up political action to prevent and end conflicts. more...
Ensure that humanitarian actors can engage in effective dialogue with all parties to a conflict, and respect principled operational policies and practices. more...
Ensure respect for International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and other relevant international law in conflicts. more...
Ensure that all humanitarian action aims to protect people’s safety and dignity. more...
Improve the safety and security of aid workers. more...
Strengthen humanitarian response that enhances the safety of affected people through greater accountability of humanitarian leaders for protection outcomes. more...
Dignity

Empower people to cope and recover with dignity through humanitarian action that puts people at its heart, delivers equally for women and girls, reaches everyone, invests in youth and children, and protects and enables people as the primary agents of their own response.

Close the gender gap by ensuring funding and programming enables women and girls to realize their rights, including protection from gender-based violence. more...
Include the most vulnerable people in humanitarian decision-making, including older people, persons with disabilities and other marginalized groups. more...
Enable affected people to have greater voice and choice, including by increasing two-way communication, cash-based assistance and accountability to affected people. more...
Guarantee protection and education for children, and engage youth as partners in emergency preparedness and response. more...
Empower affected people to take a leadership role, better support first responders and complement local coping and protection strategies wherever possible. more...
Finance

Ensure sufficient and more efficient use of resources to preserve life, dignity and resilience in crises through new and diverse funding sources and expanded support to local organizations.

Close the finance gap by leveraging diverse sources of finance, reducing waste and inefficiencies and promoting innovative ways of mobilizing funds. more...
Expand direct funding to local organizations. more...
Secure adequate and predictable finance to support people in humanitarian crises and help communities develop resilience. more...
Make the money go further and remove obstacles to finance flows during crises. more...