The Current State of the Humanitarian Enterprise in Afghanistan

A discussion of possible scenarios and contingency planning for the future

Please note: This page refers to an event that has already taken place.

Time: Tuesday, 19 February 2013 12:00-14:00
Place: PRIO, Hausmanns gate 7, Oslo

The Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies (CMI, NUPI & PRIO) invites you to a Humanitarian Exchange event which aims to take stock of the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan.
  • How are humanitarian agencies preparing for a future that is bound to be of great uncertainty?
  • Reflecting on meaning of the Afghanistan crisis from a humanitarian perspective, what does it tell us about the state of the humanitarian enterprise and the evolving debates on the relationship between humanitarian action and international political/military endeavours?
The discussion is based on a new report from the Feinstein Center, Afghanistan: Humanitarianism in Uncertain Times.

Moderator: Kristin Bergtora Sandvik, PRIO

Panelists are:
  • Antonio Donini, Feinstein International Center
  • Jannicke Jæger, Senior Advisor, The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Aziz Hakimi, SOAS
  • Arne Strand, Deputy Director, Research Director, Chr. Michelsen Institute
  • Dan Tyler, Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Tørris Jæger, Red Cross

A light lunch will be served.

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