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If I had three wishes … by Ulrike Lunacek, Zedoun Al-Zoubi and Fatuma Musa Afrah , Humanitarian Congress Panellists 2017

Here the three wishes for the Future of Humanitarian Aid by three Humanitarian Congress Panellists from 2017 : by Ulrike Lunacek: If I had three wishes: 1) Austria and all other EUMS achieve 0,7% of BNE going into ODA, among that also to Humanitarian Aid. 2) Women‘s rights and empowerment are at the centre of all… continue

If I had three wishes … by Harry Eyres

Whether we like it or not, the US remains the richest and most powerful country on earth and the one many look to for leadership in the pursuance of broadly humanitarian goals. America’s recent turn away from international treaties and even from the idea of a rules-based international order, initiated by an amoral President who… 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 – Keynote Address by Volker Türk, Assistant High Commissioner for Protection

   4th Humanitarian Congress Keynote address byVolker Türk, Assistant High Commissioner for Protection Vienna, 3 March 2017   We live in a world of profound contradictions, perhaps nowhere more apparent than in today’s refugee contexts. Refugees are in some ways a microcosm of our world. They reveal how we are increasingly interdependent – how the… continue

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