Key Discussion Points

  • How to fix the funding crisis for humanitarian emergencies
  • Making the existing humanitarian financing system more efficient and more effective.
  • Accountability and transparency, partnerships, funding mechanisms and relevant policy discussions.

Key Discussion Points

  • Are humanitarian crises insurable? Disaster planning and risk-transfer insurance.
  • Catastrophe Risk Insurance; Risk Capacity initiative
  • Extending insurance to build resilience in risk countries.

Key Discussion Points

  • Blended finance
  • Potential contribution of Islamic social financing instruments.
  • Market-based instruments including social impact bonds, humanitarian impact bond; guarantees and other initiatives which tap into the global capital markets.

Standards in meeting humanitarian need have got higher and all of these activities will require a built up of financial skills, including by hiring more finance professionals, economists, data analysts and statisticians, as well as people with experience in banking, insurance and development finance institutions.


Key Discussion Points

  • Building & Investing in institutions capacity
  • Building & investing in national, sub-national and regional mechanisms

Creating new ways of getting help to people even in the most insecure environments.


Key Discussion Points

  • Potential uses of the block chain
  • Data-driven models of allocating funding- Strong data and predictive analytics.
  • Modern technology used for identification, like biometric data, combined with new secure means of recording transactions and transferring cash

Key Discussion Points

  • Understanding of donors- Prioritizing funding to particular crises.
  • Towards results-based funding through multi-year funding and collaboration-A case for Disaster Risk Reduction ( DRR) investments by governments

Key Discussion Points

  • Governments’ contingency financing through their budget processes.
  • Creation of the Crisis Response –towards an anticipatory approach

Key Discussion Point

  • Investable  solutions for long term solutions

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