The world's foremost gathering on reducing disaster risk and building the resilience of communities...
The 2019 Asia Pacific Humanitarian Leadership Conference will bring together leading humanitarian thinkers from around the world for three days to explore issues for humanitarian leaders in the Asia Pacific and fragile states. The aim is to critically reflect on the challenges facing good leadership in the humanitarian space and the future of humanitarian action and to explore:
• Humanitarian leadership in a shifting system
• The future of humanitarian action
• Climate change and leadership
The attendees are humanitarian practitioners, academics and a range of staff and stakeholders from government, NGOs and the private sector. Keynote speakers are are Per Heggenes (CEO, IKEA Foundation), Degan Ali (Executive Director, Adeso and founder of NEAR), Dr Hugo Slim (Head of Policy, International Committee of the Red Cross) and Lilian (Lan) Mercado (Asia Regional Director, Oxfam).