The 2022 edition of the WorldRiskReport includes contribution by NCHS associates, offering an overview of the digital risks in disaster situations.
Report finds ‘Do no digital harm’ has emerged as an important humanitarian imperative, following contributions from PRIO project.
The war in Ukraine has significant consequences for food security in the Global South. This NUPI report examines how Norwegian aid partner countries’ food security is affected by the war.
This seminar examines the impact of the EU’s external migration policies in Jordan, with a focus on competing priorities in education and employment.
This NCHS paper examines Lebanon’s disaster response institutions and argues the 2020 Beirut blast presents an opportunity to ‘build back better’ and overhaul contemporary institutional arrangements.
This blog explores the opportunities and challenges associated with Muslim philanthropy and Islamic social finance as a source of humanitarian financing.
New book review essay explores the contributions of three recent books from the Refugee Economic Programme at the Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford .
In light of the risk of violating sanctions regimes humanitarian organisations may resort to remote management. This NCHS paper explores what remote management through ‘tacit engagement’ might imply in the context of humanitarian negotiations.
PRIO together with the NCHS and the Polish Embassy in Norway recently hosted a discussion on preventing human trafficking in the context of the war in Ukraine. A recording of the discussion is now available.
This report provides an overview of the concept of humanitarian diplomacy and the different forms it may take in humanitarian intervention.
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