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High-level Pledging Event on the Central Emergency…

High-level Pledging Event on the Central Emergency Response Fund for 2023

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The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) will convene a high-level pledging event on the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for 2023. The purpose of the event is to galvanize greater commitments and ensure the CERF remains fit to respond to the increasing levels and complexities of global humanitarian needs.  
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The event will include opening remarks by UN Secretary-General Mr. António Guterres and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mr. Martin Griffiths, followed by a high-level panel discussion. After the panel, Member States and partners will be given the opportunity to take the floor for interventions, followed by closing remarks. 

The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) High-level Pledging Event (HLPE) for 2023 aims to mobilize financial resources to ensure the CERF is well positioned (as one of the most effective financing tools) to provide time-critical, life-saving humanitarian assistance.

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