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Supply chain & transport industry charter for humanitarian supply chain resilience

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GENEVA : Recognizing the impact of multi-stakeholder collaborative action, and value of broad industry engagement
in support of global humanitarian response, we, as members of the supply chain, transport, and logistics
industries, express our support for resilience and capacity building of humanitarian supply chains. This, to
better prepare for humanitarian aid logistics, with the goal of ensuring continued access to essential supplies
for vulnerable populations, addressing a critical component for achieving the Sustainable Development

We will focus our best efforts as a strong collective on supporting the humanitarian community, subject to
internal regulations, and thereby intend to:

i. Engage with governments, customs authorities, and humanitarian organizations to enter into
private-public partnerships, as appropriate, that ensure fast, prioritized, and safe global movement
of humanitarian supplies to accelerate inclusive humanitarian aid response for vulnerable
ii. Participate in operational asset and competency sharing, as appropriate, and where requested by
UN Agencies and NGOs, to resolve bottlenecks and fill potential gaps in humanitarian supply
iii. Support humanitarian organizations with prioritization and solutions for international and in country
distribution of humanitarian aid and related supplies. Provide support to requests for information,
response, resources, including expertise, assets and emergency calls for action
This document does not represent a formal engagement. If further documents shall be issued to execute the
purpose of this charter, they shall comply with the proper assessment and formalities according to internal

Signatories : (Alphabetical by Organization)
Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi
Group CEO AD Ports Group & Chairman Hope Consortium

Tarek Sultan Al Essa
Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board, Agility

Søren Skou
Chief Executive Officer, A.P. Møller Maersk

Richard Forson
President and Chief Executive Officer, Cargolux Airlines

Rodolphe Saadé
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,CMA CGM Group

Frank Appel
Chief Executive Officer, Deutsche Post DHL Group

Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem
Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, DP World

Jens Bjørn Andersen
Group Chief Executive Officer, DSV

Detlef Trefzger
Chief Executive Officer, Kuehne + Nagel International

Dorothea von Boxberg
Chief Executive Officer, Lufthansa Cargo

Takeshi Hashimoto
President and Chief Executive Officer, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines

Jacques Vandermeiren
Chief Executive Officer, Port of Antwerp

Jett McCandless
Founder and Chief Executive Officer,project44

Tan Chong Meng
Group Chief Executive Officer, PSA International

Allan Melgaard
Group Chief Executive Officer, Scan Global Logistics

Carol Tomé
Chief Executive Officer, UPS

Catherine Russell
Executive Director, UNICEF

Børge Brende
President, World Economic Forum

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