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May 4, 2010 - 4:51am

Alguns Links:

New EthicalCargo Web Portal

April 27, 2010 - 5:10pm

New SIPRI tool reduces involvement of arms traffickers in humanitarian aid and peace-keeping operations

A Practical Tool for Field Based Humanitarian Aid Workers.

June 7, 2009 - 2:27pm

A very comprehensive resource that complements AWN's advice pages - take a look. Culled from the Dev-Zone Development email list.

Essentials of Humanitarian Practice May & Sept 09, London UK

March 18, 2009 - 1:17pm

A stimulating and interactive course that puts you at the forefront, exploring your own motivations for working in the humanitarian sector.

Jan. 12 Washington DC event on transparency & governance

January 6, 2009 - 1:26pm

Center for Global Development presents a brown bag seminar on Lessons from the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative for Improving Governance


November 3, 2008 - 2:54am

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sexual exploitation & abused by aid workers

July 11, 2008 - 6:58pm

Why don't refugees complain when they suffer with sexual exploitation or abused by aid workers ? Because keeping quiet is normal

By Jamie Munn
Research & Communications Manager

Sexual Harassment

June 19, 2008 - 3:39am

Sexual Harassment is a sad reality in aid, relief and development work.


June 19, 2008 - 3:34am

Discrimination is a sad reality in aid, relief and development work.

The World Freedom Atlas

May 27, 2008 - 7:21pm

I was reading the World Bank's interesting governance blog and found this post on the World Freedom Atlas

Child abuse by aidworkers, peacekeepers rife: study

May 27, 2008 - 8:15am

LONDON (Reuters) - Sexual abuse of children by aid workers and peacekeepers is rife and efforts to protect young people are inadequate, said a report published on Tuesday.


April 4, 2008 - 4:26pm

Has anyone seen the film 'Kabul Express'?

"The Spirit of the Sacred Hoop": A Short Story

January 1, 2008 - 8:14pm

Many years ago there was a tribe of people who were experiencing challenges that were threatening their very existence.

During this “time of fear”, a young woman experiences a vision—of a bird which says to her “You must all leave where you are, and travel to a place far away… You must look for the tree at the center of the sacred hoop. You will know when you have found this tree when you hear birds singing on the branches of a tree, and you understand their song.”

UN & EU staff members expelled from Afghanistan

December 27, 2007 - 1:14pm

If you have been following the news, then you have probably heard that a UN staff member and an EU representative have been ordered to leave Afghanistan by the government there. As many aid workers are involved in negotiations with various people in order to do their work, I thought this might be a story worth following.

Humanitarian standards?

December 19, 2007 - 4:44pm

The current URD newsletter
Has an interesting piece about the debate on standards in humanitarian action.

It points out that the recent evaluation on the response to the Tusnami suggested that “The international relief system should establish an accreditation and certification system to distinguish agencies that work to a

Living With Corruption-documentary

December 11, 2007 - 9:08am

If you get a chance, catch the CNN International presentation of the latest documentary by African film maker Sorious Samura, "Living with Corruption." It's a first-hand look at how corruption keeps people poor in a slum in Kenya, how easy it is to claim you have set up a nonprofit and receive government funding for such, and the various other ways corruption permeates the lives of many.

Let Us Set Up a 100% Honest People's Network

December 6, 2007 - 3:06am

Dear All,
I have worked on humanitarian and development programs since 1975 (In around 12 countries) and find that we still have many problems amongst us where many thousands suffer as human being have become dishonest and have underlying purposes in life.

aid workers arrested in Chad

October 30, 2007 - 3:49pm

As you may know, a group of aid workers, most of them French and many of them volunteers, have been charged with kidnapping, per their attempt to fly from Chad with 103 children a charity said were or

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