ALERT – Syria: A country in crisis for six years

ALERT – Syria: A country in crisis for six years

Posted by: on Mar 15, 2017 | No Comments

March 15th marks the sixth anniversary of the Syrian crisis. Since 2011, more than 300,000 Syrians have died and one million have been injured. Close to 5 million people have fled the country and 6.5 million have been internally displaced.

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?

 

ALERT – Syria : Handicap International-supported hospital impacted by an airstrike

ALERT – Syria : Handicap International-supported hospital impacted by an airstrike

Posted by: on Feb 15, 2017 | No Comments

A Handicap International-supported hospital in the governorate of Dar’a (South Syria) was indirectly hit by an airstrike on the evening of the 13th of February. Several staff members are injured and the building is partially damaged.