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One Humanity - World Humanitarian Day 2016 (full event)
19 Aug 2016 -  In New York, a special event was held at the General Assembly on 19 August, which included musical performances and speeches by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Natalie Dormer, Leslie Odom Jr., Alisan Porter, Mohammed Assaf, Yasmine Al Masri and the Harlem Gospel Choir. Hala Kalim and her four children, who were featured in the documentary ‘Children of Syria’, will also attend, and they will tell their story of the impossible choices they faced living in and fleeing Syria through four short films.
World Humanitarian Day (WHD) is held every year on 19 August to pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service, and to mobilize people to advocate for a more humane world.
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