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Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week (HNPW) 2024

The Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week (HNPW) 2024, an annual humanitarian conference, one of the largest events of its kind, will be held in a hybrid format from 29 April to 10 May 2024.

This event provides a collaborative space for practitioners and experts from a large variety of humanitarian stakeholders including UN agencies, NGOs, the Red Cross and Red Crescent movement, academia, the military, private sector initiatives, and Member States.   

As in previous years, more than 60 humanitarian networks and partnerships will be invited to hold their meetings at the event and organize joint sessions in the nine Areas of Common Concern (AOCC) for inter-network collaboration. These are:

1) Accountability to Affected Population,

2) Anticipatory Action,

3) Climate Crisis,

4) Emergency Response in a Pandemic,

5) Inclusion,

6) Integrating Security Risk Management in Humanitarian Action,

7) Localization,

8) Nexus, and

9) Organizational Culture and Power Relations.  


The first week (29 April to 3 May) will be held remotely, the second week (6 to 10 May) will be organized face-to-face at the CICG in Geneva. 

Registration Information

Networks and partnerships will invite their members and stakeholder directly to the sessions they organize. As in previous years, most session will be open for public access where also those without invitation can register as participant. Sessions of interest can be found by keyword or organizing network/partnership in the online event program.

There is no attendance fee for participants, but participants have to cover their costs for travel and accommodation, and make their hotel arrangements. Nominal invitations for visa support will be provided for speakers and panel members by the inviting network or partnership upon request. The HNPW secretariat does not provide travel support or nominal invitations to participants.

For information, the session outcomes of the last HNPW (7 to 28 April 2023) are available in the online event program. A brief video of the HNPW 2023 is available here.

Please visit the HNPW event portal for more information.


More about the HNPW?

The HNPW is an annual event where humanitarian networks and partnerships organize meetings to inform about, and further advance related activities, and to collaborate with other networks and partnerships in Areas of Common Concern.

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Event Date
Geneva, Switzerland
Registration Deadline
Event Type
Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week

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