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4. Humanitärer Kongress Wien: Unser Resümee

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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. … Continue reading

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

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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 … Continue reading

“Eternally owned is but what´s lost!”

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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

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   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 … Continue reading

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

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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, … Continue reading

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

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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 … Continue reading

Humanitarian Congress Vienna 2017 – Moments & Impressions

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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 

International Women’s Day – Some of the female faces of the 4th Humanitarian Congress Vienna

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EU – Libya Deal – HuCo panellists interviewed by ORF news programme ZIB 1

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On Friday the panel discussion  “The New EU-Libya Deal – A Reality Check” explored the consequences of the new European Union – Libya deal.  See the remarks from Volker Türk, Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, UNHCR, Yves Daccord, Director General of the International Committee of the … Continue reading

Big data, satellites and technology for refugees on the go

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 As the situation involving the movement and undetermined status of a large number of fleeing people continues to unfold outside and within Europe, complex challenges are posed in the determination of migration trends, flows and rates. European countries need precise … Continue reading