About the webinar

Mr. Irfan Mufti discusses in detail the effects of COVID-19 on the most vulnerable segments of the society.

About the Speaker

Mr. Irfan Mufti holds Master’s Degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology and M.Phil. in American History. He has been an active part of social movements, human rights and peace coalitions in Asia and other regions of the world for the last more than three decades. Founding member of a six-country development and advocacy consortium South Asia Partnership-Pakistan and currently serving as its Deputy Executive Director. He also worked as Global Campaign Manager for GCAP (Global Call to Action against Poverty) from Johannesburg South Africa for three years. He has worked extensively in community development field facilitated community groups and networks, organizational planning, community development projects, humanitarian assistance and advocacy campaigns. He co-authored two books on global civil society, social movements and global governance published in South Africa. Regular contributor to political economy pages of national English dailies and other research journals. Received two global awards for his work on CSOs and MDGs. He represent NHN as CEC member from Punjab.

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National Humanitarian Network Pakistan

A volunteer network, founded in 2010 in result of interactive dialogue in National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) “to act as an independent and vibrant voice to engage with stakeholders throughout Pakistan for promotion of humanitarian values by influencing policies and building capacities to ensure right based humanitarian response”. 172 humanitarian organizations are members of NHN from across Pakistan and it is open for all national and local organizations engaged in humanitarian assistance or disaster management advocacy.  NHN focus on “Effective and Accountable Humanitarian Governance” – mainly in Response and Disaster Preparedness through four major areas i.e. “Coordination/networking, Advocacy, Capacity Building and Information Management”.

NHN is a key network in Pakistan which is well connected with various stakeholders and demonstrated its effectiveness to do proper advocacy and lobbying for access, space and principled response. NHN supports stakeholders in collecting and timely sharing of critical information for preparedness and response as its members are spread across Pakistan and even in hard to reach areas.

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