Conference on International Humanitarian Action between the East and the West

Co-hosted by Eid Charity and 11 other Islamic Charities

March 26 and 27, Doha, Qatar

Conference Agenda

The conference aimed to strengthen cooperation, build partnerships in the field and fund joint projects in the field of humanitarian action and peacebuilding, between organisations of different backgrounds and world views.

Themes:

  1. Cooperation in the humanitarian field: challenges and opportunities
  2. The war on terror and international designations: impact on humanitarian cooperation
  3. Humanitarian cooperation: past/ongoing experiences and future perspectives
  4. Launch the “Geneva Platform for the Work of Goodness”

Jean Duff represented JLI and gave a presentation on Engaging Local Religious Networks in Humanitarian Response during Session 5: Cooperation in the humanitarian field: past/ongoing experiences and future perspectives. This presentation draws on the work of JLI Learning Hubs. Please see here for the presentation and JLI Sources Handout.

 

JLI Advisory Group member Azza Karam, UNFPA spoke on “Beyond the war on terror and East West divide: Building practical bridges.”

Final Recommendations: The communiqué from the conference

At the end of the conference, the Cordoba Foundation launched the Geneva Platform for the Work of Goodness (Concept Note Link).

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