UN peacekeeping operations in a multipolar era

A new article for Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations looks at the impact of multipolarity and the rise of regional and ad hoc coalitions on UN peacekeeping operations.

New book on adaptive peacebuilding published

Edited by Cedric de Coning, Rui Saraiva and Ako Muto, this new book examines adaptive peacebuilding through case studies covering a range of conflicts across several continents.

Humanitarian issues on the agenda at Arendalsuka 2023

The annual Arendalsuka is happening next week, where participants will discuss, debate and solve societal challenges, including humanitarian related challenges.

IHSA World Conference: Call for papers for now open

Interested in contributing to the next IHSA conference on “Humanitarianism in Changing Climates”? The call for papers is now open and will close on 15 September 2023.

Humanitarianism and justice

In this latest episode of Talking Humanitarianism, humanitarian practitioner and researcher, Simon Robins, share his reflections on the operationalisation of justice within humanitarianism.

What is humanitarian mediation?

This NCHS paper explores the concept of humanitarian mediation, considering what it is in practice, how it differs from humanitarian negotiations and ethical implications.

Jan Egeland on humanitarian negotiations

In this episode of Talking Humanitarianism, Jan Egeland, Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council shares his experiences with humanitarian negotiations, particularly in Afghanistan and Syria.

Governing data in humanitarian health delivery

In a new essay for Dædalus, Larissa Fast examines data sharing between humanitarians and donor governments in the context of humanitarian health delivery.

New report shows conflict-related deaths have more than doubled

A new report recently released by PRIO provides an analysis of the global trends in conflict from 1946 to 2022. It shows conflict-related deaths rose significantly from 2022 to 2021.

Examining poverty and food insecurity in Afghanistan

New report examines how long-term socioeconomic and environmental changes have shaped the context for poverty and food insecurity in Afghanistan.