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The "nexus" explained: How and when do humanitarian, development, and peace action come together?

Event information

Time and Date

12 Apr 2018, 10:30-12:00


Public: Upon registration

Remote participation possible

Event format

Briefing/ lecture/ panel discussion




On 12 April, join us in the first session of the new learning stream on the humanitarian-development-peace nexus, jointly organized by ICVA and PHAP. The event will explore the concept of the "triple nexus" and how nexus thinking is influencing policy discussions at the local, country, and global level. More information coming soon.


Event time

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 10:30 - 12:00 (Geneva time)

To see when the live session will take place in your time zone, click here.


Target audience and event access

This event is relevant for anyone working in crisis response contexts seeking a stronger understanding of the humanitarian-development-peace nexus, but is particularly targeted to those working in international and national NGOs. The event is also open to the public. In order to join the event, please register in advance at


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To be announced soon



Angharad Laing

Executive Director, PHAP

Melissa Pitotti

Head of Policy, ICVA



Learning stream on humanitarian coordination

As part of the learning stream on the humanitarian-development-peace nexus, this event will be the first session of six live interactive online learning events that ICVA and PHAP will be organizing in the coming months. The purpose of these sessions is to provide NGOs and aid workers with a stronger understanding of the efforts to overcome the divide between the humanitarian, development, and – when appropriate – peace communities.


PHAP Credentialing Program

Understanding the Humanitarian Ecosystem
This event will help you prepare for the PHAP Credentialing Program certification in Understanding the Humanitarian Ecosystem. In particular, the event will address some aspects of segments 1.4 and 1.5 of the certification assessment outline. Read more about the PHAP Credentialing Program