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Two types of commitments were gathered before and during the World Humanitarian Summit. Participants were invited to align themselves with 32 core commitments, derived from stakeholder consultations and anchored in the Agenda for Humanity. They were also invited to make additional individual or joint commitments to help achieve the Agenda for Humanity. Progress Report is available below.

Progress Report

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Alignment with Core Commitments (4)

Political Leadership to Prevent and End Conflicts

Political Leadership to Prevent and End Conflicts

  • Commit to make successful conflict prevention visible by capturing, consolidating and sharing good practices and lessons learnt.

Uphold the Norms that Safeguard Humanity

Uphold the Norms that Safeguard Humanity

  • Commit to promote and enhance respect for international humanitarian law, international human rights law, and refugee law, where applicable.

  • Commit to speak out and systematically condemn serious violations of international humanitarian law and serious violations and abuses of international human rights law and to take concrete steps to ensure accountability of perpetrators when these acts amount to crimes under international law.

Women and Girls: Catalyzing Action to Achieve Gender Equality

  • Implement a coordinated global approach to prevent and respond to gender-based violence in crisis contexts, including through the Call to Action on Protection from Gender-based Violence in Emergencies.


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