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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

Life and death in the Mediterranean

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In November 2016 41-year old physician Michael Kühnel from Vienna was part of the medical team aboard the Red Cross rescue ship „Responder“ in the Mediterranean. Refugees from conflict zones receive a medical check-up, blankets, food and clothes „Last night … Continue reading

Zehn Krisen, von denen Sie 2016 nicht gehört haben

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Die internationale Hilfsorganisation CARE weist in einem Bericht auf jene zehn humanitären Krisen und Naturkatastrophen hin, die im vergangenen Jahr die geringste Berichterstattung erhalten haben. Laut dem Bericht „Suffering in Silence: The 10 most underreported crises in 2016“ bilden die … Continue reading

Online Registration Reminder!

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 The 4th Humanitarian Congress Vienna will take place  on Friday 3 March 2017  and the online registration deadline Monday 28 February 2017 is fast approaching . This is a gentle reminder from the organisers: if you have decided to attend but not yet … Continue reading