Starvation as a method of warfare - a development that was believed to have been overcome in recent years. Hunger as a weapon is used both against the civilian population and against humanitarian aid workers. On 26 March 2020, Welthungerhilfe invites to an expert discussion. CHA Research Fellow Andrea Steinke will participate as a panelist.
CHA's third Triple Nexus roundtable will be co-hosted by VENRO and will focus on the German and European donor landscape. On the event, VOICE will also present its study on European NGO perspectives on the Nexus.
The genocide in Rwanda in 1994 and the questions that Doctors without Borders (MSF) asked itself remain relevant today: What can a medical organisation really do? What can humanitarian assistance do? Friedensakademie Rheinland-Pfalz invites to the Landau Peace Lectures with Ulrike von Pilar on 19 February.
Germany's first year in the UN Security Council is over. Time for an interim review. Save the Children, CARE, Oxfam and NRC in cooperation with CHA and the Swedish Embassy invite to a joint discussion on February 13, 2020.
For five years now, the war in Yemen has been fought in a way that contributed to the country’s fall into an unprecedented water, sanitation, hygiene (WaSH) and an overall public health crisis. On February 6 2020, Aktion gegen den Hunger (ACF) will present a new study on this subject. CHA hosts the event.
The Centre for Humanitarian Action (CHA) together with the Institute for International Law of Peace and Humanitarian Law (IFHV) and the University of Siegen invite to a joint event on Feb 4 to bring together humanitarian practitioners and scientists.
Migration and the Humanitarian Space in Europe are much discussed topics. On January 29, 2020, the Centre for Humanitarian Action (CHA) and Groupe URD invite you to a roundtable discussion.
Centre for Humanitarian Action, Maecenata Foundation, allcodesarebeautiful (ACB) and werk21 Kommunikation GmbH invite to the 7th Stammtisch für die gute Sache on January 22.
January 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the end of the so-called Biafra war. The Federal Foreign Office together with Deutschlandfunk Kultur, Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe and the German Caritasverband e.V./Caritas international invite to an event on January 14, 2020.
What is the situation today in Haiti, ten years after the earthquake? Bündnis Entwicklung Hilft is inviting to an event on January 9, 2020. CHA Fellow Andrea Steinke will be there as a panelist.
Aktion Deutschland Hilft and the Federal Foreign Office award the Journalist Award Humanitarian Aid for the third time. CHA Director Ralf Südhoff is a member of the jury. Applications for research grants can be submitted until January 05, 2020.
The Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) and the Centre for Humanitarian Action (CHA) invite to a round table on December 06, 2019. Topic: Germany's new humanitarian role and strategy.
The Centre for Humanitarian Action (CHA) invites you to its second event on the Humanitarian Development Peace Nexus. The event will take place on November 28, 2019, 16-18h in the facilities of CHA in Berlin.
The International Organization For Migration (IOM) Germany and SOS MEDITERRANEE invite to the IOM Migration Talks on November 28, 2019. CHA research fellow Kristina Roepstorff will give input.
On 17 and 18 October 2019 the Humanitarian Congress Berlin will take place for the 21st time. As last year, the CHA will also be present with a stand. Please also visit our panel on the humanitarian situation in Syria, moderated by Ralf Südhoff.
ALNAP's 32nd Annual Meeting in Berlin will discuss the relevance of humanitarian aid and analyse how people in humanitarian crisis can get the support that is most important to them. Ralf Südhoff will moderate a plenary session.
As part of the Bonn Peace Days 2019 and on the occasion of the International Peace Day on 24 September 2019, Ralf Südhoff will participate in a panel discussion on the topic of: "Development policy in Syria? Humanitarian aid, reconstruction and peace-building facing difficult challenges".
Action Contre la Faim (ACF) and the CHA invite to a confidential round table in which NGOs can discuss the implications of counterterrorism legislation of international donors and the effect they have for their project work and humanitarian aid in general.
IAC and CHA are going to discuss the implications of recent developments in Europe regarding humanitarian access and civic action around asylum seeking.
Doctors without Borders (MSF) and the CHA are hosting a roundtable under Chatham House Rule to discuss with other humanitarian and multi-mandate organisations how the Triple Nexus is working in conflict zones and how this approach is affecting humanitarian action.
The CHA is pleased to welcome Mark Lowcock for exchanging with Berlin-based humanitarian stakeholders - in a closed, by invitation only, event – about both opportunities and challenges of anticipatory humanitarian financing and its future establishment in the humanitarian system.
The report "State of the Humanitarian System (SOHS)" is one of the most important analyses of humanitarian action worldwide. The current report deals with international developments since 2015. The German launch of the report will be presented jointly by the CHA, the Federal Foreign Office and ALNAP.
The CHA has been appointed as an expert for a public hearing of the Federal German Parliament and its Committee on Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid. We will comment on the German government's report on its humanitarian assistance from 2014 to 2017.
We will discuss the topic "Humanitarian aid in crisis - does Germany need to play a bigger role?" with Niels Annen (Federal Foreign Office), Dr. Oliver Müller (Caritas Germany), Cornelia Füllkrug-Weitzel (Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe) and Florian Westphal (MSF Germany) plus international guests.