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CERF High-Level Pledging Conference.
7 Dec 2018 -  2017 and 2018 were challenging years for the humanitarian community with an alarming level of needs around the globe. CERF’s donors recognized the need for a strong response from CERF and in 2017 alone contributed an all-time high of $515 million to the fund.
The event will be organized in two segments:
Ceremonial Segment: The Secretary-General will open the event and initiate a ceremonial segment that through interventions by panelists comprising high level representatives from a CERF donor and recipient Member States, Humanitarian Coordinators and UN Agency Heads will demonstrate the success of CERF in meeting the urgent needs for survival and protection of people in crises and its added value in their respective contexts. These interventions will be followed by questions and answers from the floor representing Member States, UN agencies, civil society and private sector partners. The Under Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC) Mark Lowcock will chair this session. <>br> Pledging Segment: A separate pledging segment will offer Member States and other stakeholders an opportunity to announce pledges for 2019 and express support to CERF. The ERC will chair this session.
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