30 Jun 2015

Regional humanitarian meeting in NZ

7:06 am on 30 June 2015

A regional meeting is looking to discuss challenges, new partnerships, and the future of humanitarian action begins today in Auckland.

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The Kiribati President, Anote Tong, will be in New Zealand for the World Humanitarian Summit today. Photo: RNZ

The president of Kiribati, the prime minister of Tuvalu, the premier of Niue and the foreign ministers of Australia and New Zealand are all attending the regional meeting of the World Humanitarian Summit.

The meeting is expected to draw close to 150 delegates representing governments, affected communities, regional organisations, UN agencies, NGOs, academia and the private sector.