Global Humanitarian Forum (GHF)
Personally chaired by Kofi Annan, the 2009 Forum is the second edition of the Global Humanitarian Forumâs annual center piece event. It will be held from Tuesday 23 to Wednesday 24 June 2009 in Geneva, Switzerland.
Over 400 high-level international participants from wide-raging sectors, including heads of state and government, ministers, and heads of major corporations, and development and humanitarian organizations will gather in the humanitarian capital, Geneva, for the event.
The Forum provides a unique international platform for multilateral dialogue. This independent, impartial, and informal venue for exchange unites in engaged debate leaders committed to making progress on humanitarian concerns from across the global society.
The 2009 Forum is focused on the human dimensions and impacts of climate change, in particular for international and development efforts. The program covers four main areas:
ICVolunteers manages the volunteer program of this event. In this context, we are looking for volunteers for the period from 19 to 25 June 2009 for the following tasks:
Portfolio Filling: Friday, 19th June 2009
Airport Desk: Mon. 22nd -- Wed. 24th June 2009
Room Supervision: Tues. 23rd -- Thurs. 25th June 2009
Gophers/Miscellaneous: Tues. 23rd -- Thurs. 25th June 2009
Reception: Mon. 22nd -- Thurs. 24th June 2009
2 Personal Interpreters: Tues. 23rd -- 25th June 2009
Volunteer briefing will be provided on the 4th June 2009 from 13-18h30
If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me either by email or by calling us on 022 800 1436. Email address: volunteer [at] icvolunteers.org.