U.N. Humanitarian Affairs Coordinator Meeting With Private, Public Sector Representatives In Davos To Explore Greater Role

Devex: OCHA’s Lowcock seeks private and public partners in Davos
“…Mark Lowcock, the head of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, was in Davos this week, speaking to the private sector about playing a stronger role in humanitarian issues, and with governments about helping meet funding needs. Lowcock met with companies in Davos, particularly in the insurance industry … OCHA and the World Bank are looking at how the Pandemic Risk Facility at the World Bank could be replicated for famine risk…” (Saldinger, 1/26).