Friday, 16 March 2012

Humanitarian Congress in Prague

On March 31, 2012, Prague will host the Humanitarian Congress, organized jointly by ADRA Czech Republic, Faculty of Theology, Palacky University Olomouc, People in Need, FoRS, Caritas Czech Republic, Caritas Prague and Médecins Sans Frontières. The theme of the congress will be “Humanitarianism at a Crossroads”.

International experts from various fields are invited to the panels to share their experiences and discuss the development of humanitarian aid. Practitioners and researchers from a multitude of backgrounds will present their experiences and concerns through a series of panel discussions and workshops.

The discussions will cover topics such as: securitization – responsibility to protect; where does all the donors´ money go; climate change, natural disasters and humanitarian action; new technologies, innovations and their impact on humanitarian action and the responsibility and role of media in humanitarian emergencies.

Further information, including the registration form, can be found on the website

Information provided by Czech Forum for Development Cooperation FoRS

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