Humanitarian action is a core task of the United Nations, anchored in Article 1 of the Charter of the United Nations. But what does humanitarian action mean for the United Nations? Which actors are there and what are their tasks? How are assignments financed and how do they operate? And last but not least, what challenges does humanitarian action face and what role does Germany play in it? Sonja Hövelmann, research fellow at CHA, with the assistance of Raphael Bodewig, explores these questions in the UN-BASIS-INFORMATION 64 of the United Nations Association of Germany [German].
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