This blog discusses the conditions for asylum seekers on the Greek island Lesvos after the notorious Moria camp burned to the ground in September 2020.
This blog provides reflections from both humanitarian practitioners and researchers on the ethical dilemmas associated with humanitarian negotiations and how humanitarian organisations respond to them.
This NCHS paper uses ethical thinking to propose a new approach to humanitarian need. It offers a perspective on how humanitarians might simplify and prioritise need at a critical time of changing emergency across the globe.
This article examines the patterns of interaction with the Taliban, the results on the ground and the implications for the Western relationship with the present Taliban Emirate.
Drawing from two recent publications, this blog offers insights into the interconnected nature of armed conflict and disasters, highlighting the potential adverse effects that their mutual reinforcement can have.
This NCHS paper takes a comparative look at tourism enclaves in Southeast Asia and their exclusionary dynamics for local communities, particularly examining the links between tourism and various forms of dispossession.
A new book investigates the digital transformation of aid as a form of humanitarian extractivism and how this shifts power towards states, the private sector and humanitarians.
In this PRIO blog, Jørgen Jensehaugen examines the repercussions of the looming collapse of parts of UNRWA.
This report published by CMI presents a critical analysis of the Jordans’ governance of the Syrian refugee crisis and discusses the spatial policies in the framework of space and power.
Since the 2016 World Humanitarian Summit, localisation has been firmly on the agenda. These roundtable discussions explore the ethics of the localisation of humanitarian action.
This project will examine the ethical challenges related to humanitarian negotiations, particularly through cases from Syria, Bangladesh, Colombia, Nepal, the Mediterranean and the UN Security Council.
The central research question explored through this project is how do different models of education contribute to building durable futures for individual refugees and for their local and transnational communities.
By studying the role and implications of fun for soldiers and veterans, the Warfun project aims to reframe the way we understand how war unfolds, what it means to be at war, and what the long-term effects of war are on soldiers and veterans.
This project seeks to acquire, and disseminate, a more comprehensive understanding of the multiple drivers of the escalating war in Mozambique’s northern province of Cabo Delgado.
This project pilots a novel approach to understanding the relationship between displaced people and the environment, conceptualising settlement areas as social-ecological systems to assess linkages between livelihoods, landscape change and environmental health.
This project examines the relationship between gender and Islam in Afghanistan as it affects women’s rights and protections at a time when the country’s political order is being reshaped, following the withdrawal of the US.
This project aims to map and analyse the moral and social dimensions of accountability as understood and practiced by civic and professional humanitarian aid providers in protracted crisis in Uganda, Somalia and Sri Lanka.
This project will study the impact of ad hoc crisis responses on international organisations (IOs) through a systematic study of ad hoc crisis responses in two policy domains, namely security and health.
This project aims to provide insights into the performance of individual duties in order to better understand how voluntary engagement in democratic societies may address large-scale collective action problems.
This project seeks to provide policy-relevant research on the effects of EU external migration policy in six countries across Africa and the Middle East