Events

Humanitarian Health Seminar Series Session Four

Dates

December 6, 2017 at 12:00pm - 1:20pm

LECTURE: The Humanitarian-Development Nexus

Speaker: Xavier Devictor, World Bank 

Location: JHSPH Sheldon Hall W1214 | Watch via Webcast


The UN Secretary General’s report entitled One Humanity: Shared Responsibility – asks us to “transcend the humanitarian-development divide” and change people’s lives by moving from delivering aid to ending need. Displaced persons should not be seen as a humanitarian “burden”, but rather as a development opportunity. Panelists discuss concepts and actions that address the humanitarian-development nexus.

Reading:

  1. Forcibly Displaced: Toward a Development Approach Supporting Refugees, the Internally Displaced, and Their Hosts. World Bank. 2017. Overview pp 1-13.

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