More than 35 participants representing different Saudi civil society organisations attended the national consultation workshop in Riyadh on 17th September. It was hosted by Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation and in coordination with UNOCHA. In addition to the themes of the WHS, the role of humanitarian action in the midst of current events was discussed intensively. The attendees pointed to the need for cooperation between stakeholders, governments and national institutions so as to promote the effectiveness of humanitarian action. At the end of the workshop, it was agreed to find a clear work schedule for implementation of the recommendations proposed.