ECHO PARTNERS' CONFERENCE 2017-30 November & 1 December

The annual conference of ECHO's humanitarian aid partners will take place on 30 November and 1 December 2017 in Brussels. As in previous years, this will be an important opportunity for ECHO to discuss policy and operational issues of common interest with its partners in delivering humanitarian aid around the world.

The Conference will take place in MCE Conference & Business Centre, located Rue de l'Aqueduc 118, 1050 Brussels. How to reach the conference centre? See the “How to reach MCE” part on the conference centre website:

The Agenda

Here you can download the Draft Agenda of the Conference.

Registration process

Registration for the Conference will be possible online only, from 16 October to 24 November 2017. For security reasons, we cannot accept late registrations or registrations that are not made via the online tool. Participation will be limited to two representatives per partner/organisation.

The registration desk, where you will receive your badge, will open as of 08.00 on 30 November, and is located at the entrance of the conference centre.

From here you can access the registration page.


We are pleased to inform you that the opening plenary session of the Conference will also be web-streamed. The link will be available closer to the Conference date on the ECHO Website Conference page.

Interpretation from and into English and French will be provided during the plenary sessions.

Further information

We would like to draw your attention to the fact that participants’ travel, subsistence and accommodation costs cannot be covered by the European Commission. As regards accommodation, we would suggest that participants check the availability of hotel rooms at their earliest convenience.

All relevant information, including on logistics, will be posted on this dedicated website page.

For more information, please contact us at: ECHO-CONF-PARTNERS-2017@ec.europa.
We very much look forward to seeing you at the Conference.