“World’s Leading Event on Humanitarian Aid & Development”
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Sessions & Workshop
The Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development (DIHAD) Conference & Exhibition, established on 6-8 April 2004, is recognized as the World’s Leading Event on Humanitarian Aid & Development. Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, the event has become a pivotal platform for 126,000+ attendees, representing 167 participating countries.
With the support of 7,890 partners and members, DIHAD has evolved into a significant gathering featuring 1,201 speakers, offering insights through 679 sessions and workshops.
Happening annually at the Dubai World Trade Centre, the 20th edition is scheduled for 23-25 April 2024, under the theme “DIHAD 2004-2024: Humanitarian Diplomacy and a Journey to the Future.“
DIHAD fosters collaboration between the United Nations Agencies, International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, International and Local NGOs, Foundations and Charities, European Union Members, Government Authorities, Academic Institutions and the Private Sector. As a cornerstone for the International Humanitarian Aid and Development Community globally, DIHAD addresses the needs of those affected by crises and natural calamities.
For future planning, we invite you to mark your calendar for the 2025 edition, scheduled for 29 April – 1 May.
Meet to learn more,
network and build relations
Since its inception, DIHAD has proudly embarked on a humanitarian journey – building bridges
in the Humanitarian Aid & Development communities. Every year, DIHAD unites
- United Nations Agencies
- International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
- International and Local NGOs
- Foundations and Charities
- European Union Members
- Government Authorities
- Academic Institutions
- Private Sector
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Partners & Sponsors
Special thanks to the support, involvement and active contribution of our Sponsors and Partners.