UN Humanitarian Summit opening receptionUnder-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator of UN Jan Eliasson, Turkish Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Naci Koru, Governor Vasip Şahin, Chairman of The Board of DEIK Ömer Cihad Vardan and many other guests were present at the reception held in Hilton Bosphorus.
The first in history, World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) was held in İstanbul, between May 23-24.
The summit that was jointly hosted with the UN Secretary-General, for the first time brought together world leaders and those who are effected from the crisis. The representatives of NGOs and private sectors held meetings with other community representatives, and sought answers to the urgent questions of the humanitarian issues. In that regard, Turkey also shared its experiences and exemplary implementations on the subject matter.
The opening reception ended with a family photo.