Published: 
March, 2018

ICRC & the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) launch a joint discussion paper that provides recommendations for humanitarian organisations and donors in today's digital era.

Published: 
March, 2018

The HHI 2017 Annual Report provides a look into the research and educational activities of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. 

Published: 
February, 2018

Research in the field of human rights can have many goals. Among others, it serves to uncover and document evidence of crimes, seeks to tell the stories of victims and survivors, and strives to inform and influence policies and strategies to deal with human rights violations. Most commonly, it is defines as seeking to uncover "the truth" - what happened, to whom, by whom, where, when, how, and how many were effected. 

Dr. Eric Nilles, MD MSc, is the Director of the Program on Infectious Diseases and Humanitarian Emergencies at HHI, a Member of the Faculty at Harvard Medical School, and an attending physician at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine. He competed his clinical training at Yale and studied tropical medicine at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Dr.

Published: 
January, 2018

The Syrian conflict has resulted in over 2.3 million child refugees in the Middle East and the prevalence of early marriage has reportedly increased among displaced Syrian families. This study explores the underlying factors contributing to child marriage among Syrian refugees in Lebanon with the goal of informing community-based strategies to address the issue.

Abulrazzaq Al-Saiedi works as a research manager, Iraq country expert, and policy advisor with HHI on a project called Assessing Conflict-Affected Communities’ Perceptions and Attitudes about Peace and Justice in Iraq. Al-Saiedi is an expert in transitional justice and rule of law initiatives in the MENA region. He has studied, written about, and worked on accountability measures and the (re)construction of Iraqi legal and political institutions since 2003.

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