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World Humanitarian Day 2015

Today marks World Humanitarian Day; honouring those who have lost their lives in humanitarian service and those who continue to bring assistance and relief to…

International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

The 29th of May is increasingly being recognised worldwide as the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. Today, we celebrate the work of the peacekeepers…

World Humanitarian Day

Today is World Humanitarian Day, this recognises those who face danger and adversity in order to help others. The day was chosen by the UN General…

International Day of UN Peacekeepers
An effective UN fit for future peace operations

Today is International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. The day has two purposes: to honour and commemorate the memory of the UN peacekeepers who have…

Addressing the changing landscape of humanitarian action: encouraging complementarity rather than competition

The contours of global power and influence are changing. Rising global powers are playing an increasingly active humanitarian role, and international development architecture is changing.

World Humanitarian Day 2013

Today is World Humanitarian Day – the fourth such day since the date was designated as such in 2009. The day commemorates the…

Is a humanitarian disaster a domestic issue?

Richard Burge, Chief Executive, writes: I have just received a New Years greeting by email from the…