The High Level Conference on the Lake Chad Region was held in Berlin at the German Federal Foreign Office from 3 to 4 September 2018.

Germany co-hosted the event with Nigeria, Norway and the United Nations. The Conference brought together governments, multilateral and international organizations, and civil society actors engaged in the Lake Chad region to recommit to addressing the needs and building the resilience of over 10 million people still affected by the crisis. The goal was to galvanize efforts towards strengthening humanitarian assistance, resilience, crisis prevention and stabilization and sustainable development and mobilize political and financial support to enhance cross-border cooperation and tackle the crisis in the Lake Chad region.

The Outcome Statement by the Co-Hosts, including a summary of announcements, is available here.

Photo: WFP/Giulio d’Adamo