Today marks Day 1 of the first ever World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) in Istanbul, Turkey.
Hugo Slim, head of humanitarian policy at ICRC, explains the ICRC's approach to the summit and why the focus should be on meeting urgent needs, not ending them.
To read more about Humanitarian Policy at the WHS, click here.
To read the speech given by the ICRC president at the WHS, click here.
For more on what to expect from the WHS, click here.