Videos 2015

On the days of the conference a live stream of the main discussions will be made available here. You will also have the opportunity to raise questions to the panellists through Twitter using our hashtag: #huco2015.

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09:15 : Humanitarian aid in between international politics
11:00 : Social Media: Heaven or Hell?
11:00 : Access: Humanitarian Space – Life and Work in War
13:30 : Lampedusa – European responsibility at stake
What’s App: Innovation and New Technologies Improving the Effectiveness of Humanitarian Action – Myth or Fact?
15:30 : Does humanitarian aid prolong war?
15:30 : Violence in the Middle East – No Space for Humanitarians?

Humanitarian aid in between international politics

09:15

Moderator & Master of Ceremony:

Irene Jancsy Communications Director of Doctors Without Borders, Austria

Panel members:

Kyung-Wha Kang Assistant Deputy Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, United Nations
Yves Daccord Director General, International Committee of the Red Cross
Wolfgang Petritsch Former UN High Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Diplomat

Social Media: Heaven or Hell?

11:00

Keynote Speech:

Mahmoud Shabeeb Regional Communications Officer for the Syria Crisis, Care

Moderator:

Lisa Stadler Journalist, Social Media Standard

Panel members:

Ingrid Brodnig Journalist, Profil
Timo Lüge Journalist, Aid Worker
Thomas Seifert Journalist, Wiener Zeitung
Mahmoud Shabeeb Regional Communications Officer for the Syria Crisis, CARE

Access: Humanitarian Space – Life and Work in War

11:00

Keynote Speech:

Dieudonne Nzapalainga Bishop, Central African Republic
Layama Oumar Kobine Imam, Central African Republic

Moderator:

Cornelia Vospernik Journalist ORF
Panel members:

Karoline Kleijer Emergency Coordinator, Doctors Without Borders (MSF), Amsterdam
Dieudonne Nzapalainga Archbishop, Central African Republic
Layama Oumar Kobine Imam, Central African Republic
Kathrin Schick Director, VOICE

What’s App: Innovation and New Technologies Improving the Effectiveness of Humanitarian Action – Myth or Fact?

13:30

Keynote Speech:

Paul Conneally Head of Communication, International Telecommunication Union
Moderator:

Julia Herrnböck Journalist, NZZ

Panel members:

Paul Conneally Head of Communication, International Telecommunication Union
Peter Hulsroj European Space and Policy Centre, Director
Arkadiusz Kwasny Technology Consultant / CEO, Selleo
Robbert Mica Entrepreneur, Outernet Inc

Lampedusa – European responsibility at stake

13:30

Keynote Speech:

Giuseppina Maria Nicolini Mayor of Lampedusa

Moderator:

Erhard Busek Politician

Panel members:

Tareke Brhane Spokesperson of the ‘3rd of October Committee’, Italy
Oliviero Forti Caritas Italiana Migration Office
Giuseppina Maria Nicolini Mayor of Lampedusa
Michel Reimon Member of the European Parliament
Elisabeth Tichy-Fisslberger Director General for Legal and Consular Affairs
in the Austrian Ministry for Foreign Affairs

Does humanitarian aid prolong war?

15:30

Keynote Speech:

Bertrand Taithe Professor University of Manchester

Moderator:

Thomas Seifert Journalist, Wiener Zeitung

Panel members:

Günther Barnet Austrian Ministry of National Defence and Sports
Sabine Kampmueller Head of the Evaluation Unit, Doctors Without Borders (MSF), Austria
Bertrand Taithe Professor University of Manchester
Suzanna Tkalec Humanitarian Director of Caritas Internationalis

Violence in the Middle East – No Space for Humanitarians?

15:30

Keynote Speech:

Karin Kneissl Journalist, Lecturer, Analyst

Moderator:

Walter Posch National Defence Academy NDA, Vienna

Panel members:

Frances Charles Advocacy Director, World Vision Syria Response
Karin Kneissl Journalist, Lecturer, Analyst
Omar Nuseir Deputy Director / Senior Coordinator, Humanitarian Relief Coordination Unit, Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation, Jordan
Mark Ohanian Director of Programs, International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC)