Regional Consultation for West and Central Africa

World Humanitarian Summit
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Date published
01 Jun 2014
Conference, training & meeting documents
Development & humanitarian aid, System-wide performance, Global Forum


The World Humanitarian Summit’s regional consultation for west and central Africa was held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on 19-20 June 2014. It was co-chaired by the Governments of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Côte d’Ivoire, representing the Regional Steering Group. In the spirit of the summit process’ multi-stakeholder approach, the consultation brought together 195 participants from 24 countries. This included representation from regional organisations, national and local governments, non-governmental organizations, affected communities, local and international civil society, the private sector, academia, the media, donor governments, and United Nations organizations.


This summary captures the main findings and recommendations articulated by participants at the regional consultation.