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.

FEEDBACK – The Foundation’s Talks and Debates : Yan Morvan, a world renown photo-reporter

FEEDBACK – The Foundation’s Talks and Debates : Yan Morvan, a world renown photo-reporter

Posted by: on Mar 13, 2017 | No Comments

As part of its Talks and Debates’ cycle, in February 2017 Handicap International Foundation welcomed  Yan Morvan, a world renown photo-reporter and photojournalist, whose path crossed with Handicap International more than once …

FOCUS ON – Ethics and state funding: the quest for independent humanitarian action

FOCUS ON – Ethics and state funding: the quest for independent humanitarian action

Posted by: on Feb 22, 2017 | No Comments

The ethical analysis of state funding is designed to ensure the independence of humanitarian action. In situations of armed conflict, it must be dynamic and adapted to the context. Yet, given the changing nature of conflicts, it is imperative for NGOs to constantly review the safeguards it puts in place.

FOCUS ON – The latest report of the U.S. National Intelligence Council : discussing not-so-distant futures and the way forward

FOCUS ON – The latest report of the U.S. National Intelligence Council : discussing not-so-distant futures and the way forward

Posted by: on Feb 16, 2017 | No Comments

In January 2017, the U.S. National Intelligence Council released its global trends report, an in-depth, well-documented report aiming at laying out possible futures. But after polls failed to predict short-term game-changers such as Brexit or Trump’s election, can a report make the difference?