- Humanitarianism and Politics: Briefing Note Series
Building on earlier work in Afghanistan and our briefing note on “Humanitarianism Unraveled?” published in mid- 2010, we have issued similar briefing notes on the relationship between humanitarian action and politics in Sri Lanka, Darfur, Pakistan, and Somalia.
- Sovereignty, Globalization, and the Future of Humanitarian Action
What will be the impact of sovereignty/nationalism-based critiques on the future of humanitarian action and in particular on the humanitarian system’s ability to reach the most vulnerable? What is the future of the time-tested universalist principles around which humanitarian action is organized (neutrality, impartiality, independence) in a more complex, globalized but also potentially more polarized world?
- Humanitarian Agenda 2015
The evolution of the humanitarian enterprise, the power relationships that it entails, and the perceptions of communities affected by crisis and conflict remain priority concerns of Tufts/FIC. Building on the evidence-based findings on the views from below, we intend to continue to engage in policy and institutional development actions with donors, UN agencies, and NGOs with a view to improving the effectiveness of assistance and protection activities for the most vulnerable.
- The Use of Evidence in Humanitarian Decision Making
- Afghanistan: Humanitarianism in Uncertain Times
- The Golden Fleece
- Corruption in Humanitarian Assistance: Perceptions, Gaps and Challenges
- Sex and Age Matter