Regional Consultation: North and South-East Asia

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


The World Humanitarian Summit regional consultation for North and South-East Asia was held in Tokyo, Japan on 23 and 24 July 2014. It was co-hosted by the Government of Japan, Government of Indonesia and UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). In the spirit of the summit process’ multi-stakeholder approach, the consultation brought together some 140 participants from the 16 countries of North and South-East Asia1 representing Member States, local, regional and international civil society organizations, affected communities, United Nations agencies, regional organizations, businesses and the private sector, and academic institutions, as well as observers from six countries that have hosted, or will host WHS consultations.


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