This council will explore the future of the Humanitarian System, comprising the following elements: - Building self-reliance for the most vulnerable in host countries - Identifying new types of innovative financing mechanisms to deliver financial support - Enabling technologies of the 4IR to accelerate innovation, efficiency and knowledge flows - Creating new mechanisms for aid coordination - Dealing with accountability and corruption
Andrej Kirn, Community Lead, International Organisations & Government Affairs, Global Leadership Fellow, Andrej.Kirn@weforum.org
Christoph von Toggenburg, Head of Foundations - Africa & MENA, Global Leadership Fellow, Christoph.vonToggenburg@weforum.org
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