Humanitarian Encyclopedia at ICVA’s Annual Conference

The CERAH took part in ICVA’s Annual Conference “Navigating the Nexus: NGO Perspectives”. On 21st March, we presented the Humanitarian Encyclopedia project at the Members’ Market Place. It was a great opportunity to hear more about this exciting project and tell us how you would wish to be involved.


Meet Humanitarian Encyclopedia team member – Dr Edith Favoreu – at the DIHAD conference!

On 5-6 March, Dr Edith Favoreu, Humanitarian Encyclopedia Knowledge Manager will be attending the DIHAD conference. She will be panellist in a session on “Emergency Aid; development and conflict prevention”. If you are also attending the DIHAD conference, please contact us in order to schedule a meeting with her, discussing how you can be involved …

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The Humanitarian Encyclopedia at the HNPW (Geneva, February 5, 2018)

During a 1h30 workshop, 25 participants coming from different humanitarian organisations and organisations playing a role in humanitarian response identified the concepts they would include in a resource seeking to clarify the terminology used in the humanitarian sector. Taking the example of resilience, the most frequently mentioned concept, they then reflected on the type of …

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ADRNN Regional Partnership Event – Bangkok – 12 to 14 December 2017

A partnership between the Humanitarian Encyclopedia and ADRRN has developed over the past year. Since May 2017, Manu Gupta chairs the Advisory board, one of the two main governing bodies. This partnership was presented during the ADRNN Regional Partnership Event (Bangkok, Thailand 12-14 of December 2017). The Humanitarian Encyclopedia team was also invited to facilitate …

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Dialogue with CoAN members in Chad (Nov 22-25 2017)

The Humanitarian Encyclopedia realized a first assessment with 14 humanitarian organizations, members of the Coalition des ONG africaines (CoAN) in Chad (November 22-25 2017). Representatives from Chad, DRC, RCA, Cameroon, Burundi, Congo Brazzaville and Gabon shared their perspectives on the relevancy of the Humanitarian Encyclopedia, their needs in terms of related products and their capacities …

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Humanitarian Encyclopedia at the Humanitarian Evidence Week 2017

From November 6-12 the HEW2017 provided an international platform to deploy and promote initiatives and products related to the generation, use or dissemination of evidence in support of humanitarian action. It was the place to be for the Humanitarian Encyclopedia project since it promotes a more evidence-based approach to humanitarian action. Learn more on the …

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Knocking at the door of Europe

Mid-July in Brussels: Prof Doris Schopper met the European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides to discuss the Humanitarian Encyclopedia project. The Cypriot Stylianides has held this position since 2014 with one of his responsibilities being to build close relationships with various partners to make joint humanitarian work more effective. And here …

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