WHFTalks is a monthly news digest that was launched on World Humanitarian Day to highlight the issues which will be covered by the World Humanitarian Forum.

It is read by over 20,000 subscribers including development and humanitarian professionals, government officials, NGOs, CEOs and foundations.  The digest covers issues including the status of refugees, gender parity, climate change, sustainable development, tech for good and new models for funding development, especially PPPs.

Our style is interactive and confident and yet it can be conversational. Our voice is that of an insider—from within the sector.

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  • THE YOUNG NEED A PLATFORM, THEY CAN’T BE IGNORED ANYMORE: DR. KING

    29 Oct 2019 Dr Ariel King - Founder, Ariel Foundation International
    In a conversation with WHFTalks, Ariel Foundation International (AFI) founding member Dr. Ariel King talks about the importance of inspiring children and youth for leadership.   “She is in the golden ...
  • WELCOME MESSAGE FROM FERAYE OZFESCIOGLU, CEO AT WHF

    30 Oct 2019 Feraye Ozfescioglu - CEO, WHF
    Dear Reader, I hope you are well. This month we celebrated UN Day by announcing the partnerships that we have forged with UNWomen and UNEnvironment. The organisations will be our knowledge partners an ...
  • CASH TRANSFER PROGRAMMING: IMPACT AND BENEFITS

    29 Oct 2019 Bilal Khanzada - Head of Cash Transfer Programme Operations, Save the Children
    Bilal Khanzada, Head of Cash Transfer Programme Operations, Save the Children, explains the benefits of Cash Transfer Programming Cash Transfer Programming (CTP) and in-kind assistance are typically t ...
  • HERO PATHBREAKER - ELIANA SOUSA SILVA

    29 Oct 2019 Eliana Sousa Silva
    Our hero this month is a brave activist Eliana Sousa Silva who has been fighting unflinchingly for women’s rights despite her life is under threat. Eliana  Sousa Silva is a women’s rights and human ri ...
  • LIGHTING THE WAY WITH SOLAR POWER

    29 Oct 2019 Camille van Gestel - Founder, WakaWaka
    In our Tech for Good section, we are running an interesting Q&A with WakaWaka Foundation Founder Camille van Gestel. WakaWaka provides people off-grid areas in low-income countries with safe, sustaina ...
  • TEDX TALKS: TIME TO DITCH JUNK NEWS

    29 Oct 2019 Heba Aly - Director, The New Humanitarian
    Over the last decade, we've awoken to the fact that junk food hurts us. It's time for a similar revolution in our news consumption. Much as a nutritionist gives us tools for healthy eating, Heba Aly g ...
  • ‘WE NEED TO HAVE TARGETED FUNDING FOR FRAGILE SETTINGS’

    02 Oct 2019 Nancy Wilson, CEO, Relief International
    How has the humanitarian sector changed over the decades? It is heartening to note that the support for humanitarian work has stayed steady over the years. But the increasing scale of displacement fro ...
  • WELCOME MESSAGE FROM FERAYE OZFESCIOGLU, CEO AT WHF

    02 Oct 2019 Feraye Ozfescioglu - CEO, WHF
    Leaders from across the world gathered in New York City for the 74th session of the United Nations  General Assembly (UNGA) last week. There was a strong representation from 193 heads of states and po ...
  • HERO-PATH BREAKER: PETER TABICHI

    02 Oct 2019 World Humanitarian Forum
    Peter Tabichi is a science teacher who gives away 80% of his monthly income to help the poor. His dedication, hard work and passionate belief in his student’s talent have led his poorly-resourced scho ...