DIHAD 2016
21st – 23rd March 2016

THE IMPORTANCE OF INNOVATION IN HUMANITARIAN AID AND DEVELOPMENT

DAY 1, 21 MARCHDAY 2 – 22 MARCHDay 3 - 23 March
Opening
SESSION 1 –Innovation and Humanitarian Aid (part 1: “Innovative approaches to ensure food security in humanitarian assistance settings”)
SESSION 2 – Innovation and Humanitarian Aid (part 2: “Innovative approaches; humanitarian assistance in conflict zones”)
SESSION 3 – The application of International Humanitarian Law - and International Humanitarian Rights Law - in today’s conflicts; are innovative approaches possible, and called for?
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
SESSION 4 – Partnerships for innovation; incentives to make a difference
SESSION 5 – Innovation and Development (part 1: “Ensuring innovation is both sustainable and responding to genuine needs”)
SPECIAL SESSION – The humanitarian impact of the protracted Syria crisis.
SESSION 6 –Innovation and Development (part 2: “Building resilient communities through the pursuit of SDG and DRR objectives”)
SPECIAL SESSION'S – Leadership, as important in humanitarian aid and development as coordination
SPECIAL SESSION –Innovation and organisational change
SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS
CLOSING ADDRESSES
CHAIRMAN’S SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION