FEEDBACK – The Foundation’s Talks and Debates: the links between mine clearance and economic development

FEEDBACK – The Foundation’s Talks and Debates: the links between mine clearance and economic development

Posted by: on Jun 27, 2017 | No Comments

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.

FEEDBACK -The Foundation’s Talks and Debates: the issue of fraud and corruption within NGOs

FEEDBACK -The Foundation’s Talks and Debates: the issue of fraud and corruption within NGOs

Posted by: on Jun 23, 2017 | No Comments

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.

The Foundation’s Talks and Debates: the end of hospitality in Europe?

The Foundation’s Talks and Debates: the end of hospitality in Europe?

Posted by: on May 15, 2017 | No Comments

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?

FOCUS ON – Humanitarian evacuations

FOCUS ON – Humanitarian evacuations

Posted by: on Mar 21, 2017 | No Comments

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.