Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) 2011

June 8 – 9, 2011, Washington, DC, USA: The Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF), an annual global event dedicated to the effective delivery of humanitarian aid and development solutions provided an opportunity for those involved in the aid, relief and development sectors to network, build partnerships and address global humanitarian and development challenges, as well as the opportunity to see the latest products, technologies and services in action. David Sweet, spoke at the event.

Interactive and informative panel discussions engaged high caliber stakeholders from NGO, UN, government and commercial sectors with visitors and delivery suppliers. Sessions were specifically designed in line with the UN Cluster Approach that aims to improve the effectiveness of humanitarian response by ensuring greater predictability, accountability and partnership. NGOs, government, international agencies and service providers came together in the Experiential Zone to showcase the application of the latest products, technologies and services in a series of real-life scenarios, based on past and present crisis.