Hadiza Abdulrahman FRCN
The Federal Government has presented the National Humanitarian Development Peace Framework to enhance localisation of humanitarian response, stability, collaboration, and reduce vulnerability.
Presenting the document in Abuja at an event to commemorate this year’s World Humanitarian Day, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, said the Framework was developed by the National Humanitarian Coordination Technical Group.
She said the framework is a multi-track, multi-agency, and multi-stakeholder approach that involves the active and meaningful commitment of relevant stakeholders.
“The Framework answers the coherence question and envisions stronger collaboration and coordination among actors from the fields of development cooperation, humanitarian action, and peacebuilding, Considering the gaps we face due to different programming goals and mandates, this framework will provide a more integrated, effective, and efficient methodology for the aid sector to support the development and peace objectives of Nigeria”.
The UN Resident Coordinator on Humanitarian Affairs, Mr. Edward Kallon in his goodwill message said peace is the lasting solution in the North East and stressed the need for nations to identify the root causes of crisis in some parts of the country for the prosperity of the nation.
The event which attracted officials from various Ministries, departments, and agencies military, paramilitary and international partners featured a multi-stakeholder and media dialogue on “Building Resilience to Climate Change-Humanitarian Development, Peace Nexus, and Localisation”.