Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies events

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Humanitarian criminalisation event at PRIO. Image credit: Indigo Trigg-Hauger / PRIO

Past Events

Ethics and the global distribution of vaccines during Covid-19

This virtual roundtable explores the role of moral duties in Western responses to Covid-19 and vaccine distribution, and lessons for the ethics of humanitarian action.

Engaging with the Taliban then and now: Lessons learned, lessons spurned?

This virtual roundtable examined engagement with the Taliban in Afghanistan, including similarities and differences between current international engagement and what happened over 20 years ago.

Good solutions to internal displacement?

Held on 8 March 2023, this PRIO-NCHS seminar explored the issue of internal displacement with UN Special Adviser, Robert Piper, with a particular focus on the gendered impacts of displacement .

Uncertain future for Palestinian refugees

The PRIO MidEast Centre hosted a breakfast conversation about the important work and challenges of UNRWA with Leni Stenseth, Deputy Commissioner General for UNRWA.

Red lines for humanitarian aid in Afghanistan

Organised by PRIO and the NCHS, this virtual roundtable examined where to draw red lines for humanitarian aid to Afghanistan following the ban on women aid workers.

Exhibition opening: More than the humanitarian gaze

The opening of “More than the humanitarian gaze” an exhibition of Jørgen Grinde’s photographs from the Middle East in the 1950s was held on 26 January 2023.

The ethics of humanitarian neutrality in Syria

Organised by PRIO and the NCHS, this virtual roundtable examined the principle and practice of humanitarian neutrality during the Syrian civil war since 2011.

Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies Annual Conference

The NCHS Annual Conference for 2022 was held at the House of Literature in Bergen, Norway on Friday 4 November.

Gender and humanitarian diplomacy

This webinar on ‘Gender and Humanitarian Diplomacy’ was jointly hosted by the Xavier School of Management Centre for Gender Equality and Inclusive Leadership and the NCHS.

Screening as a data processing operation in aid work

This workshop facilitated a discussion on screening as a data processing operation in the context of aid work and discussed relevant data protection issues.