The
Future
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#HuCo2019
Vienna
29/03/2019
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A Congress to Inspire the People Who Shape the Future of Humanitarian Aid

Join high profile speakers and new faces and engage yourself in dynamic conversations across the spectrum of humanitarian aid and assistance, from policy to practice, from research to teaching/training. We bring together exceptional speakers such as:  Karin Kneissl, Foreign Minister of Austria, Mark Lowcock, UN, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Peter Maurer,, Franck Bousquet, Senior Director, World Bank, H.E. Vivian Okeke, Ambassador, Nigeria, Françoise Bouchet-Saulnier, Legal Director, MSF, Melissa Fleming, Chief Spokesperson, UNHCR, Angela Kane, former UN High Representative Disarmament Affairs, Bernhard Kowatsch, Head of Innovation Accelerator, WFP, Corinna Milborn, Journalist, Ben Taub, Journalist, The New Yorker, Richard Tighe, ICT Advisor, OXFAM, Prof. Van Greunen, Director, Nelson Mandela University Centre for Communication, Ryia Saxena, Associate, Asha Impact Trust Fund , and Ara Badrtarkhanian, Student, University of Vienna, Department of Development 

Be curious, be inspired ! Register online until 22 March:  https://humanitariancongress.at/registration/


EXTENDED DEADLINE! LAST CHANCE FOR REGISTERING ONLINE

On request and due to high demand we are happy to inform you that the registration deadline has been extended to Thursday, 28 March, 12:00 noon. Please note that payment is only possible with credit card. For administrative reasons bank transfer is not possible after today. Join experts, colleagues and friends to discuss and learn… continue


Food for Thought – 21 March -World Poetry Day – Poetry and Human Dignity

By Monika Stumpf-Hulsrøj 21 March is World Poetry Day and is a reminder that: „Poetry reaffirms our common humanity by revealing to us that individuals, everywhere in the world, share the same questions and feelings“ (quote: United Nations http://www.un.org/en/events/poetryday/). That does not mean that we are all the same, but poetry makes clear that each… continue