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The June 2016 ALNAP meeting 'Working Together To Improve Humanitarian Coordination' brought together coordination expertise from across the humanitarian sector and beyond. 

The meeting sought to address common coordination challenges, share learning and identify concrete recommendations to improve humanitarian coordination. There was also a particular focus on the IASC cluster-based coordination architecture.

A diverse range of participants attended, ranging from representatives of HCTs, Clusters, NGO consortiums, and cash coordination groups to emergency management professionals, regional and developmental coordination bodies, and academics.


The meeting addressed four aspects of coordination. Follow the links below to access the briefing paper for each topic:



How can humanitarians better coordinate across a response?

How can we better involve national actors in humanitarian coordination?

How to make the most of information management in coordination?

How can we improve decision-making in humanitarian coordination?



Prior to the meeting, some of the participants shared their views and experiences on the four aspects of coordination. You watch these below:

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