Impartiality is a core humanitarian principle. But what does it really mean and how is it upheld in practice? (Illustration credit: pch.vector)

Concepts & Community | 20-26 September 2021

This week’s Concepts & Community focuses on impartiality. Read on to learn about the concept and get all the latest news from the Humanitarian Encyclopedia community.

September 14, 2021

Humanitarian Encyclopedia linguistic team presents latest methodology advances at international conference

On 5 July, our linguistic analysts Santiago Chambo and Pilar Leon Arauz from the University of Granada and LexiCon Research Group presented their latest data analysis and visualisation approach to fellow researchers at eLex 2021, a biennial conference showcasing the latest trends in electronic lexicography.

July 19, 2021
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July 14, 2021
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Launch of the Humanitarian Encyclopedia platform

We are excited to introduce the online Humanitarian Encyclopedia platform, which aims to bring greater clarity and understanding across 129 commonly used humanitarian concepts such as accountability, capacity building, community engagement and localisation.

May 25, 2021
HNPW 2021

April 20th Worskhop during the HNPW

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April 14, 2021
Online workshop: Humanitarian Encyclopedia at WSIS Forum 2021

Online workshop: Humanitarian Encyclopedia at WSIS Forum 2021

Our Humanitarian Encyclopedia team is organizing a workshop on Tuesday, 6 April (12.00 – 13.00 CET) as part of the World Summit on the Information Society Forum, WSIS Forum 2021.

March 29, 2021

Workshop: Local perspectives on key humanitarian concepts in Mexico – Central America - March 18th 2021

As part of the “Seminario Internacional: La accion humanitarian México – Centroamérica” on 18 March 2020 organised by the Instituto Mora and UNOCHA, our Humanitarian Encyclopedia project team will facilitate a workshop on “Local perspectives on key humanitarian concepts in Mexico – Central America”.

March 16, 2021
Example Word Sketch analysis of the concept "Epidemic"

Exploring how humanitarian actors use key COVID-19 concepts

In the latest issue of All India Disaster Mitigation Institute (AIDMI) journal, authors Alex Odlum and Joy Muller explain how the Humanitarian Encyclopedia's concept analysis can help diverse actors involved in the COVID-19 response to speak a mutually understood language.

February 25, 2021