Friday October 4, 2019

Friday October 4, 2019 – The FEH meets with the ICRC

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Bus leaves for Geneva

Please do not forget to bring a valid ID.


Arrival and reception at ICRC headquarters in Geneva


Meeting with Yves Daccord, General Director


What expectations do French NGOs have of the ICRC? How does the ICRC view French humanitarian NGOs and existing partnerships?


Lunch – ICRC’s invitation


Meeting with the department’s directors


  • 1:45 – 2:45pm: Meeting with Charlotte Lindsey, Director in charge of digital transformation
  • 2:45 – 3:45pm: Meeting with Sarah Epprecht, Deputy Director of Operations on evolving humanitarian needs and ICRC responses
  • 3:45 – 4:45pm: Meeting with Maria Thestrup, Head of the Compliance Unit on the establishment of a Compliance Office at ICRC


Coffee break


Recap of the workshops by group reps


Note: One slide for each group’s recap will be made available.

Plenary discussion on the ideas generated during the sessions


Presentation of the inter-ministerial evaluation system for the Humanitarian Emergency Fund (2015-2018) by Matthieu Lacave, Technopolis

Moderator: Alain Boinet, Founder, Solidarités international

Keynote speaker: Dr. Cornelia S. Walther, Founder of POZE

Bus leaves for Les Pensières


Group Photo & evening event

BBQ at Les Pensières followed by a convivial moment.