#CHA_GB21 conference videos available now2021-06-10T14:49:16+02:00

#CHA_GB21 conference videos available now

On 11-12 May 2021, CHA has hosted its annual conference on the topic

Five years Grand Bargain –

time to restart humanitarian reform?

About 400 participants from 55 countries followed the #CHA_GB21 conference on both days. We are particularly contented that participants were able to actively raise questions and to bring up comments to the different panels thanks to the Zoom chat. In the following video gallery, you can re-visit the whole conference. The abstracts to each session can be found in the detailed agenda as PDF, as well as in the video description (by opening each of the embedded videos in YouTube).

Opening and Panel 1 –
The Grand Bargain & the humanitarian reform process:

  • Smruti Patel (Global Mentoring Initiative)
  • Claus Sørensen (ex DG ECHO)
  • Farida Tchaitchian Bena (International Rescue Committee)

Panel 2 – New roles of intermediaries in a localised humanitarian system:

  • Sema Genel Karaosmanoğlu (Support to Life Turkey)
  • Nkese Maria Udongwo (Caritas Nigeria)
  • Ahmed Ibrahim Abdi (Arid Lands Development Focus Kenya)

Key Note Dialogue and Panel 3 – The donor paradox and Germany’s role in the Grand Bargain:

  • Sibylle Katharina Sorg (German Federal Foreign Office)
  • Sorcha O’Callaghan (Humanitarian Policy Group)
  • Sajid Raihan (START Fund Bangladesh)

Spotlight Session 1 –
The Grand Bargain and Gender


Grace G. Ireri  (ActionAid International)

Spotlight Session 2 –
Innovation and humanitarian change


Ben Ramalingam (UK Humanitarian Innovation Hub)

Spotlight Session 3 –
Pre-empting the counter-reformation – the ethics of humanitarian reform with Kristoffer Lidén (Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies)

and Wrap-Up of #CHA_GB21 by Darina Pellowska illustrated with the graphic recording of Nicolene Louw (https://www.fine-line.co.za/).