Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Weeks

The Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Weeks (HNPW) is the annual event of the Leading Edge Programme (LEP) and the largest event of its kind.

Every year, the HNPW brings together more than 2000 experts in crisis preparedness and response from over 350 organizations and countries. Well-established Networks and Partnerships but also newly created networks hold their annual meetings and consultations at the HNPW and collaborate in identifying solutions and solving common challenges in crisis preparedness and response.

Going hybrid

In 2022 the event will be hybrid. The first and the last week of the HNPW will be remotely, the second week (9 to 13 May) will be held face-to-face at the International Conference Centre (CICG) in Geneva.

9 priority topics

The HNPN 2022 has 9 priority topics for cross network collaboration:

  1. Humanitarian Coordination and Localization
  2. Anticipatory Action
  3. Nexus
  4. Accountability to Affected Population
  5. Climate Crisis
  6. Integrating Security Risk Management in Humanitarian Action
  7. Emergency response in a Pandemic
  8. Inclusion
  9. Organizational Culture and Power Relations


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Genève, Geneva, Switzerland

Registration Deadline

02 May 2022

Event Type



The Leading Edge Programme

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