Humanitarian Communication – A double-edged sword?

18/11/2021

Humanitarian Communication – A double-edged sword?

How does communication help and how can it possibly do harm in humanitarian contexts? By Sian...

Symposium: The Role of Data in the Humanitarian Sector

16/11/2021

Symposium: The Role of Data in the Humanitarian Sector

On 24 November 2021, the Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies is proud to host a...

ICRC Analysis & Evidence Week 2021

11/11/2021

ICRC Analysis & Evidence Week 2021

From 29 November to 3 December 2021, the Analysis and Evidence team at our partner...

Climate Change, Migration, and Health Research in the European Region– a call to actionClimate Change, Migration, and Health Research in the European Region– a call to action

3/11/2021

Climate Change, Migration, and Health Research in the European Region– a call to action

Policy Brief Lancet Migration European Regional Hub November 9, 2021 Background Lancet Migration is a...

Do No Harm in the Shadow of COVID19

27/10/2021

Do No Harm in the Shadow of COVID19

Authors: Sian Bowen, Analya Romo The Humanitarian Encyclopedia initiative looks at the convergent and divergent...

Unpacking Humanitarian Project Cycle Management – An interview with Sandrine Delattre, Course Director.Unpacking Humanitarian Project Cycle Management – An interview with Sandrine Delattre, Course Director.

27/10/2021

Unpacking Humanitarian Project Cycle Management – An interview with Sandrine Delattre, Course Director.

A recent survey showed that most humanitarian professionals choose project management to describe their professional...

Negotiation and Afghanistan

13/10/2021

Negotiation and Afghanistan

Article originally published on Reliefweb. Full text is also below. Also visit our latest Humanitarian...

Welcome to the new members of the Board of DirectorsWelcome to the new members of the Board of Directors

8/10/2021

Welcome to the new members of the Board of Directors

Welcome message by Alessandro Monsutti, Professor at the Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Graduate Institute...

Call for papers: Special Issue “Revisiting Healthcare in Times of Modern WarsCall for papers: Special Issue “Revisiting Healthcare in Times of Modern Wars

7/10/2021

Call for papers: Special Issue “Revisiting Healthcare in Times of Modern Wars

Our Director, Prof Karl Blanchet, is among the Guest Editors of the Special Issue “Revisiting...

Afghanistan crisis media coverage

16/09/2021

Afghanistan crisis media coverage

Since the collapse of the Afghan government and the Taliban’s takeover of Kabul in August...

Lancet Migration European Regional Hub: accelerating research for climate change-related migration health

13/09/2021

Lancet Migration European Regional Hub: accelerating research for climate change-related migration health

Our director, Prof. Karl Blanchet, will moderate the panel “Lancet Migration European Regional Hub: Accelerating...

Afghan women, serial wars and imperial violence

31/08/2021

Afghan women, serial wars and imperial violence

Professor Julie Billaud examines the current precarious situation of women in Afghanistan as a product...

Press release: Urgent health and humanitarian needs of the Afghan population under the Taliban

27/08/2021

Press release: Urgent health and humanitarian needs of the Afghan population under the Taliban

A new Commentary by Dr Ayesha Ahmad, Dr Nazanin Rassa, Dr Miriam Orcutt, Prof Karl...

In the midst of the Taliban conquest: the dedication of Afghanistan health care workers and professionals.

17/08/2021

In the midst of the Taliban conquest: the dedication of Afghanistan health care workers and professionals.

Earlier in 2021, our Director Prof. Karl Blanchet visited Afghanistan several times to initiate with national partners...

Achievements (July 2020-July 2021)

9/08/2021

Achievements (July 2020-July 2021)

It’s been a busy, challenging, yet exciting time for our Centre over the last 12...

A recipe for disaster: COVID-19 and chronic diseases amid humanitarian crises

20/07/2021

A recipe for disaster: COVID-19 and chronic diseases amid humanitarian crises

We know that the combination of COVID-19, chronic diseases and poverty present a global health...

Webinar: June 29: Mapping innovations in humanitarian sexual and reproductive healthWebinar: June 29: Mapping innovations in humanitarian sexual and reproductive health

21/06/2021

Webinar: June 29: Mapping innovations in humanitarian sexual and reproductive health

ADD TO YOUR CALENDAR In this session, you’ll hear directly from those innovating to improve...

Data collection on sexual violence: ethical and methodological considerations

17/06/2021

Data collection on sexual violence: ethical and methodological considerations

Laura Pasquero, Course Director of the Executive Short Course “Sexual Violence in Conflict Settings and...

CCHN World Summit on Frontline Humanitarian Negotiation

14/06/2021

CCHN World Summit on Frontline Humanitarian Negotiation

28 June – 3 July 2021 | Livestreamed from Caux, Switzerland Negotiating in complex, evolving...

Humanitarian Encyclopedia enters new phase with interactive, collaborative  platform

31/05/2021

Humanitarian Encyclopedia enters new phase with interactive, collaborative platform

May 25, 2021 LAUNCH OF NEW, COLLABORATIVE PLATFORM FOR THE HUMANITARIAN ENCYCLOPEDIA We are excited...

Webinar series: Addressing Power and Decoloniality in Humanitarian Aid

11/05/2021

Webinar series: Addressing Power and Decoloniality in Humanitarian Aid

A series of three seminars hosted by the Geneva Centre for Humanitarian Studies and Harvard...

Launch of Lancet Migration European Regional Hub

10/05/2021

Launch of Lancet Migration European Regional Hub

NEW ONLINE HUB ON MIGRATION IN EUROPE AIMS TO ACT AS A CATALYST FOR CHANGE...

Statement: The closure of the refugee camps in Kenya will have catastrophic consequences

30/04/2021

Statement: The closure of the refugee camps in Kenya will have catastrophic consequences

Joint statement from InZone and the Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies Geneva, 30 April 2021...

Systems Thinking to improve public health in Europe – Participate in the survey!Systems Thinking to improve public health in Europe – Participate in the survey!

27/04/2021

Systems Thinking to improve public health in Europe – Participate in the survey!

The WHO Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research along with a group of institutions...

Meet Course Director Laura Pasquero

26/04/2021

Meet Course Director Laura Pasquero

Laura Pasquero became the Director of our Executive Short Course “Sexual Violence in Conflict Settings...

Humanitarian Encyclopedia virtual workshop at HNPW

15/04/2021

Humanitarian Encyclopedia virtual workshop at HNPW

Our Humanitarian Encyclopedia team is organizing a workshop on Tuesday, 20 April (10.00 – 11.30 CEST) as part of the Humanitarian...

Meet Course Director Helene Juillard

13/04/2021

Meet Course Director Helene Juillard

Helene Juillard is the Course Director of our new Executive Short Course, “Cash and Voucher...

Online workshop: Humanitarian Encyclopedia at WSIS Forum 2021

29/03/2021

Online workshop: Humanitarian Encyclopedia at WSIS Forum 2021

Our Humanitarian Encyclopedia team is organizing a workshop on Tuesday, 6 April (12.00 – 13.00 CET) as part of...

The last days of the year 1399 in Afghanistan

25/03/2021

The last days of the year 1399 in Afghanistan

In March 2021, our Director Prof. Karl Blanchet visited Afghanistan to discuss with national partners...

Centre launches new Strategy 2021-2025Centre launches new Strategy 2021-2025

23/03/2021

Centre launches new Strategy 2021-2025

The Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies, a joint centre of the University of Geneva and...

Where do people fit into livelihoods and economic recovery?

22/03/2021

Where do people fit into livelihoods and economic recovery?

In February 2021, the Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies and the Graduate Institute of Geneva...

Webinar series: Do we need more innovation in Sexual and Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Crises?

18/03/2021

Webinar series: Do we need more innovation in Sexual and Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Crises?

What does innovation mean in the context of humanitarian sexual and reproductive health (SRH)? What...

Open Geneva Festival – Workshop Humanitarian EncyclopediaOpen Geneva Festival – Workshop Humanitarian Encyclopedia

15/03/2021

Open Geneva Festival – Workshop Humanitarian Encyclopedia

Our Humanitarian Encyclopedia team is organizing a workshop on 24 March as part of the...

Workshop: Local perspectives on key humanitarian concepts in Mexico – Central America

11/03/2021

Workshop: Local perspectives on key humanitarian concepts in Mexico – Central America

As part of the “Seminario  Internacional: La accion humanitarian México – Centroamérica” on 18  March...

Exploring how Humanitarian Actors use Key COVID-19 Concepts

9/03/2021

Exploring how Humanitarian Actors use Key COVID-19 Concepts

Authors: Joy Muller and Alex Oldman, Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies All corners of our...

The Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) in Humanitarian Action: a space for reflection

8/03/2021

The Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) in Humanitarian Action: a space for reflection

The Course Director of our Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) in Humanitarian Action, Professor Julie...

Online option introduced for all 2021 short courses

4/03/2021

Online option introduced for all 2021 short courses

As a Centre which prides itself on being agile, it is with pleasure that we...

In the news: “Au Nigeria, une guerre contre les écoles”

4/03/2021

In the news: “Au Nigeria, une guerre contre les écoles”

Our Director, Professor Karl Blanchet, was interview by the Geneva based newspaper “Le Temps”, to...

Student spotlight: Ranya Ali Haidarah Al-Jaberi

1/03/2021

Student spotlight: Ranya Ali Haidarah Al-Jaberi

We sat down with Ranya Ali Haidarah Al-Jaberi, recipient of one of our scholarships and...

Help map SRH Innovations!

1/03/2021

Help map SRH Innovations!

Are you an innovator? Share your work!If you know of an innovation taking place within...

Attacking healthcare must not become the norm

23/02/2021

Attacking healthcare must not become the norm

Our Researcher Audrey Mahieu is part of the “Researching the Impact of Attacks on Healthcare”...

Faculty member Prof. Julie Billaud receives the special mention of the International Geneva Award 2020

17/02/2021

Faculty member Prof. Julie Billaud receives the special mention of the International Geneva Award 2020

“Masters of Disorder: Rituals of Communication and Monitoring at the International Committee of the Red...

New Course Catalogue 2021-2022New Course Catalogue 2021-2022

11/02/2021

New Course Catalogue 2021-2022

We are proud to announce the launch of our new Course Catalogue. We are excited...

The Lancet Series on Women’s and Children’s Health in Conflict Settings

26/01/2021

The Lancet Series on Women’s and Children’s Health in Conflict Settings

A new Lancet Series on Women’s and Children’s Health in Conflict Settings aimed to improve...

Online Panel: COVID-19, delivering SRHR in Crises Settings

19/01/2021

Online Panel: COVID-19, delivering SRHR in Crises Settings

on Thursday, 28 January, our Director, Prof. Karl Blanchet, and other panelists joined the online...

Launch of The Lancet Series on Women’s and Children Health in Conflict Settings

19/01/2021

Launch of The Lancet Series on Women’s and Children Health in Conflict Settings

On Monday 25 January 2020, a new The Lancet Series on Women’s and Children Health...

Launch of the Geneva Global Hub for Education in Emergencies

14/01/2021

Launch of the Geneva Global Hub for Education in Emergencies

The Geneva Global Hub for Education in Emergencies is a pledge issued at the 2019...

Policy brief: COVID-19 and fragile settings

14/12/2020

Policy brief: COVID-19 and fragile settings

Around the world, over 1.8 billion people live in fragile settings. They include some of...

Student spotlight: Innocent TshilomboStudent spotlight: Innocent Tshilombo

24/11/2020

Student spotlight: Innocent Tshilombo

Innocent N. Tshlombo, the recipient of one of our scholarships and currently enrolled in our MAS...

Book release: Homo Itinerans – Towards a Global Ethnography of Afghanistan

23/11/2020

Book release: Homo Itinerans – Towards a Global Ethnography of Afghanistan

“Homo Itinerans – Towards a Global Ethnography of Afghanistan”, a book originally published in French...