Post Tagged with: "humanitarianism"

Internally displaced persons (IDPs), seen here inside a UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) tent, in Beto Timur.

Is Humanitarian Aid Politicized?

Humanitarian aid is a political act. Yet, beyond politics and policies, humanitarian aid struggles to reflect the principles and practices underpinning good governance.

Interview – Gilles Carbonnier

Interview – Gilles Carbonnier

Gilles Carbonnier outlines his approach to humanitarian economics, reflects on recent changes in the humanitarian sector, and encourages interdisciplinary collaboration.

Back to Basics: Humanitarian Action and Accountability to Affected Populations

Back to Basics: Humanitarian Action and Accountability to Affected Populations

Getting to know the crisis-affected communities better may help to remember that they are the very raison d’être for the humanitarian action.

Global Christian Networks for Human Dignity

Global Christian Networks for Human Dignity

Perhaps we stand at a hinge point of Christian history as the faith’s contribution to dignity and freedom becomes more fully manifest and global.

Breaking the Silence

Breaking the Silence

Humanitarian organisations must commit to countering the prevalent impunity of perpetrators of sexual abuse and harassment within humanitarian agencies.

Review – Spaces of Aid: How Cars, Compounds and Hotels Shape Humanitarianism

Review – Spaces of Aid: How Cars, Compounds and Hotels Shape Humanitarianism

A stimulating book that draws on methodologies of others fields to strengthen humanitarian studies, Smirl’s inspirational work will have to be continued by others.

The Politics of the Humanitarian Crisis in Europe

The Politics of the Humanitarian Crisis in Europe

In the face of the horrors and the tragic loss of life, allowing or even encouraging the spread of chaos by yielding to blackmail is always the wrong policy.

In Celebration of Senseless Acts of Kindness

In Celebration of Senseless Acts of Kindness

There are many blogs on humanitarianism & development. They tend to be overly-technical, narrowly prescriptive, and circulate within the international aid industry. The Flesh and Blood blog will offer something different.

Syria Teaches Us Little About Questions of Military Intervention

Syria Teaches Us Little About Questions of Military Intervention

To some, the international response to the Syrian crisis has meant the end of the R2P. But the lack of intervention in Syria teaches us little about the intervention norm.

Edited Collection – R2P, Syria and Humanitarianism in Crisis

Edited Collection – R2P, Syria and Humanitarianism in Crisis

A free edited volume bringing together the leading voices on R2P & humanitarian intervention to examine the doctrine’s validity in the context of Syria’s humanitarian emergency.

Review – Sword and Salve

Review – Sword and Salve

In this comprehensive study analyzing the interdependent dynamics between modern warfare and humanitarianism, the authors attempt to answer why humanitarianism is in a multi-level crisis.

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