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Food for Thoughts -International Anti-Corruption Day, 9 December 2018

Men pay with money – women with their bodies: experiences of corruption during migration by Dr. Ortrun Merkle This International Anti-corruption Day, December 9 2018, let’s shine a light on something that has not received much attention among policy makers or academics to date: The question how corruption impacts irregular migrants throughout their journey. Research conducted… continue

9 November 1938 – 9 November 2018

We cannot deny the horrors of the past or the present. But as Kant reminds us: … however uncertain I may be and may remain as to whether we can hope for anything better for mankind, this uncertainty cannot detract from the maxim I have adopted, or from the necessity of assuming for practical purposes… continue

President of Austria has confirmed the patronage of the 5th Humanitarian Congress Vienna

We are very proud to announce that the 5th Humanitarian Congress Vienna will be held under the patronage of Alexander Van der Bellen, Federal President of the Republic of Austria, which is a great acknowledgment for our efforts to increase the visibility of humanitarian work and to raise awareness for the relevance of humanitarian aid.

Save the Date – 5th Humanitarian Congress Vienna – 29 March 2019

Today is World Humanitarian Day, a day which is intended to honour  aid workers around the world who serve the humanitarian cause often at the risk of their own lives. We would like to take this opportunity to invite you to the 5th Humanitarian Congress Vienna „The Future of Humanitarian Aid“ 29 March 2019,   … continue

4. Humanitärer Kongress Wien: Unser Resümee

Flucht und Vertreibung – eine globale Realität: Derzeit sind mehr als 65 Millionen Menschen weltweit auf der Flucht. Rund 80 Prozent der Vertriebenen suchen Schutz in ihrer Heimatregion; von jenen, die diese verlassen, versucht nur ein Bruchteil, Europa zu erreichen. Insofern handelt es sich um ein globales Phänomen und eine Herausforderung, die Europa nur am… continue

4th Humanitarian Congress Vienna: What we take away from this congress

Flight and displacement: a global reality. At present, more than 65 million people worldwide are on the run. About 80 percent of displaced people seek shelter in their home regions and only a fraction of those who leave their countries try to make it as far as Europe. On that note, it is a global… continue

“Eternally owned is but what´s lost!”

With this quote by Ibsen we would like to let you know that #huco2017 in pictures is online now See under menu ARCHIVE /2017/Photo Gallery or follow the link: #huco2017 in pictures        

Food for Thought – Panel Keynote Speech “Refugee Health – Time for Change” by Tammam Alloudat, Deputy Medical Director, MSF, Operational Centre Geneva

Keynote Speech on Refugee Health in Vienna Humanitarian Congress 3 March 2017 Tammam Aloudat – MSF Switzerland Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you for giving me the opportunity to speak to you on behalf of MSF. If I remember it right, in one of his stories, Gabriel Garcia Marquez describes a character, a Spanish professor exiled… continue

Food for Thought – Panel Keynote Speaker “Why Are People Forced to Flee?”, by Sara Pantuliano, Managing Director, ODI

Please find below the notes based on which Sara Pantuliano, Managing Director, ODI, made  her Panel Keynote Speech on the panel “Why are People Forced to Flee?” Vienna Humanitarian Congress – ‘Why are people forced to flee?’  Increase in forced displacement Forced displacement has become a major and growing global concern. It has grown rapidly… continue

Humanitarian Congress Vienna 2017 – Moments & Impressions

The Humanitarian Congress Vienna was a day full of impressions and strong moments that invited its participants to discuss and communicate!     Fotocredits: Globale Verantwortung Photographers:  Ayham G Youssef, Holly Kellner