Concept Paper 2020 on Humanitarian Encyclopedia – Read our latest project vision.

The need for a more collaborative response to humanitarian crises In modern humanitarian crises, a collective response that is timely, adequate and well-coordinated is imperative to be able to adapt to an ever-changing environment and complex situations. Today, collaboration between the first responders – including local actors from civil society organisations or public authorities – …

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New Director for CERAH and Humanitarian Encyclopedia project

Geneva, 5 December 2019 – The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) and the University of Geneva welcome Professor Karl Blanchet as the new director of their joint Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH). “Humanitarian challenges are becoming increasingly complex and require more than ever the training and research skills …

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Humanitarian & Networks Partnership Week (Feb 3-7, 2020)

Read our full report on this event. The Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week (HNPW), organized by the UN OCHA takes place annually in Geneva.  It gathers stakeholders involved in humanitarian work, for example, governments, humanitarian and development organisations at all levels including UN, NGO networks, technical experts, consultancy firms, think-tanks, academic researchers, etc.  For 2020, …

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