GSC Mid-Year Teleconference 2016

1 Route de Pré-Bois
1214 Vernier
Date and time: Wednesday, June 10 2016 from 14.00 to 15.30 Geneva time
Venue in Geneva: IFRC, 1 Route de Pré-Bois, 1214 Vernier, Switzerland
Objective of the meeting: Identify and discuss some key issues arising from the field and review progress on the 2016 Global Shelter Cluster activities.
This Mid-Year Teleconference was attended by 30 participants from 17 organisations. The main topics dealt with were:
  • Updates on key issues from the field on:
  1. The lack of perceived importance of shelter and its coordination and the consequences of this lack of recognition.
  2. Support to shelter cluster partners on cash and shelter and need for awareness raising on challenges to meet shelter objectives with unconditional cash.
  • Updates from the GSC on the progress made by its Working Groups
  • Update and discussion on the World Humanitarian Summit and its implications for shelter.
  • Update on the GSC meeting and the GSC Strategy review
  • Launch of the GSC HelpDesk and Communities of Practice.
More detailed information can be found in the minutes here.


Event Date: 
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 13:00
Map to GSC Mid-Year Teleconference 2016