Every few months, our thought provoking blog posts appear to shed light on selected topical humanitarian themes and issues that we consider paramount. These blog entries deliver key messages in a non-technical fashion.
Often, blog posts are inspired by our evaluation and research work.
by Ed Schenkenberg van Mierop 2022 will be remembered as the year of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, an invasion that marked a dramatic change
The next phase of humanitarian reform – time for a new approach to cross-cutting humanitarian issues [blog entry]
by guest author Damian Lilly One of the recurring themes in HERE’s work is the need for prioritisation, whether at the strategic, policy, or operational/programmatic
by Ed Schenkenberg van Mierop. Years ago, when OCHA needed a tagline, its staff engaged in an email exchange on ideas for a new marketing catchphrase. Though the cluster approach – the mainstream humanitarian coordination model – was still in its
by Ed Schenkenberg van Mierop. When he started in his new job as UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator (USG/ERC) in the