OTTAWA, Dec. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - The Humanitarian Coalition, the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Aga Khan Foundation Canada, and the Canadian Institute on Humanitarian Crisis and Aid are proud to announce that they are organizing the Second Annual Canadian Humanitarian Conference to be held in Ottawa on December 4th and 5th 2014.
Following the resounding success of last year's inaugural conference, and given the increasing level of interest expressed by the humanitarian community across Canada, it is with great pleasure that we will be presenting an expanded conference format with several panels and keynote speakers from renowned humanitarian organizations, UN agencies, and the Canadian Government. Almost 200 researchers, practitioners, and policymakers are registered for the conference.
WHAT: Second Annual Canadian Humanitarian Conference
WHEN: December 4th & 5th 2014
WHERE: Aga Khan Foundation Canada, The Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat, 199 Sussex Drive, Ottawa
Valerie Amos, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator
The Hon. Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development
Nigel Fisher, former UNHCR Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria crisis
Media representatives are invited to attend the keynote addresses and following Q&A sessions. Individual interviews can also be arranged based on speakers' availabilities.
For more information, go to: http://humanitarianconference.ca/
SOURCE: Humanitarian Coalition
For further information: To register as media, please contact Ginette Gautreau at: [email protected]; Telephone: 613-239-2154, ext. 2