A space for dialogue about current humanitarian dilemmas.
The Future of Humanitarian Protection: Keynote Address by Yves Daccord
The protection of populations affected or threatened by conflict and natural disasters is a critical component of humanitarian action. Challenges of ensuring protection are notably complex, touching on myriad intersecting issues including international...
Responding to the 2018 Ebola Outbreak: Challenges and Opportunities
On August 1, 2018 the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Ministry of Health announced the 10th Ebola virus outbreak since 1976 had been confirmed in the country’s North Kivu Province. Senior Director of Emergency Health at the International Rescue Committee, Michelle Gayer, noted this outbreak has, “the potential to be the worst ever seen in East Africa—and risks being an encore of history we simply cannot afford.”
Practitioner Profile | Wendy Betts
In this episode, we speak with Wendy Betts, Director of the EyeWitness to Atrocities project of the International Bar Association.
Practitioner Profile | Timothy B. Erickson
In light of recent international negotiations over nuclear disarmament and efforts to respond to the use of chemical and poisonous weapons, we sit down with Dr. Erickson to discuss the health and environmental impacts of conflict and emergencies.
In this episode, ATHA speaks with leading experts and practitioners in the humanitarian disarmament movement.
Yemen's Humanitarian Crisis: Conflict, Cholera, and International Response
Experts discuss Yemen's humanitarian crisis and address key challenges to international response.