As part of HI’s new brand identity, the Handicap International Foundation changed its name to become the HI Institute on Humanitarian Action.
In January 2018, CARE, a global humanitarian organization providing disaster relief to areas in crisis, released a report highlighting those crises that, though large, have gotten little attention. Which ones are they? Find out more.
For its tenth edition, the Convergences World Forum put the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the forefront of the development agenda, . Here are a few feedback.
On June 20, 2017 the very first Annual Grand Bargain Meeting was held in Geneva to keep abreast of its progress. Numerous stakeholders are involved in this displayed commitment to better serve people in need. But what exactly is Handicap International doing in all this? And what’s at stake?
Handicap International has been at the forefront of mine action since 1992 when it first started its mine clearance programs. In June 2015, in hopes of keeping challenging Handicap International staff members, the Foundation invited two professors to present the very first economic analysis of mine clearance.
In June 2017, Handicap International Foundation invited Malika Aït-Mohamed Parent, an international independent anti-corruption expert, to talk at HI’s headquarters on the need to tackle corruption, as not even fields like the ones of emergency relief and development are being left untouched by this scourge.
In April 2017, Dr. Fabienne Brugère was invited by the Foundation to discuss her latest book, The end of hospitality, Lampedusa, Lesbos, Calais… Where does it end?, and the way Europeans deal with the current migrant crisis, a pure geopolitical, or even political, issue… or a question of morals and ethics?
Humanitarian evacuations have always been a complex operation used sparingly. However, in recent years, the intensity of certain conflicts contributed to a greater use of this measure. To this extent, the Global Protection Cluster, led by the UNHCR, has been attempting to draft and disseminate Minimum Standards… with limited success.