To be the vehicle through which humanitarian and developmental organizations in the region gain access to global and regional initiatives, in improving the quality of humanitarian organizational learning. This is mainly done through partnerships.
Some of the proposed intersecting activities in the three areas of learning, partnerships and innovation include:
Other partnerships include linking up with the Humanitarian Private Sector Forum
Open to IAWG members, the UN, Red Cross, Donor community, academia among others.
This is also a closed group with vetting of members and attendance of meetings is by invitation only
The sub-group holds bi-monthly meetings