FIIA Comment

FIIA Comment 14 (2016)   

Committing to humanity?
The World Humanitarian Summit offered a glimmer of hope among all the crises

Published 6.6.2016

Katja Creutz & Marco Siddi
The Finnish Institute of International Affairs

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The first ever World Humanitarian Summit sought to address the needs of the most vulnerable people in the world. Despite the urgency of the topic, different views on the future of humanitarian aid persist and many prominent state leaders failed to attend the Summit.