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Annotated Bibliography - Islamic Law and the Protection of Civilians

In line with its mission to advance effective strategies for the protection of civilians during armed conflict, HPCR undertakes a variety of academic and research initiatives to identify the political, economic, and cultural factors that affect the conduct of hostilities and ultimately shape the...

Jun 2012
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  • Annotated Bibliography - Human Rights and Armed Conflict

    In line with its mission to engage in critical examination of humanitarian and conflict policy, HPCR undertakes a variety of academic and research initiatives to identify significant developments in Humanitarian and Human Right Law. As part of this research, in 2010 HPCR established a thematic...

    Jun 2012
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  • Annotated Bibliography - Human Rights and Armed Conflict

    In line with its mission to engage in critical examination of humanitarian and conflict policy, HPCR undertakes a variety of academic and research initiatives to identify significant developments in Humanitarian and Human Right Law. As part of this research, in 2010 HPCR established a thematic...

    Jun 2012
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  • Anne Bennett

    Anne Bennett is the Executive Director of Hirondelle USA, a non-profit organization that supports local news and information in countries emerging from conflict or faced with humanitarian crises. Bennett has worked in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Sudan and...

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    Anas Khan
    Anaïde Nahikian

    Anaïde leads the Advanced Training Program on Humanitarian Action (ATHA) at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. She focuses on developing policy research and case studies in humanitarian contexts on issues such as frontline humanitarian negotiation, forced migration, and...

    An Innovative Global Diplomacy Public Health Student Program – Lessons from the Field in a Post-Conflict Medellin, Colombia

    For over fifty years, Colombia has been embroiled in conflict, displacing nearly seven million people, second only to Syria for the highest number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the world. Most are displaced to urban environments into dense informal settlements with inadequate...

    Jun 2018
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  • An Assessment of Attitudes Toward Gender Inequitable Sexual and Reproductive Health Norms in South Sudan: a Community-based Participatory Research Approach

    Communities in South Sudan have endured decades of conflict. Protracted conflict exacerbated reproductive health disparities and gender inequities. This study, conducted prior to the country’s 2011 independence, aimed to assess attitudes toward gender inequitable norms related to sexual...

    Nov 2013
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  • Amnesty and DDRRR (2012-2015)

    The Ugandan government reinstated the Amnesty Act in May 2013, which grants pardons to all LRA combatants, save the top commanders. Regional organizations, UN affiliates, and international NGOs have instituted Disarmament, Demobilization, Repatriation, Reintegration, and Resettlement...

    Amelia Nelson
    Ali Ardalan

    Ali Ardalan MD, PhD, is a pioneer in disaster risk management (DRM) in Iran and the MENA region who was the driving force behind the creation of MPH and PhD training programs in disaster health studies. He is an Adviser to Deputy Minister of Health, and founder and Director of DRM Office at I.R....

    Alexandros Lordos

    Dr. Alexandros Lordos holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Cyprus.

    Alexandros Lordos is Research Director of the Centre for Sustainable Peace and Democratic Development (SeeD). In this capacity, he has led the development of the...

    Alexa Walls

    Alexa Walls manages the “Building a Better Response (BBR): Strengthening Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Capacity and Engagement in the International Humanitarian Architecture” project.  Funded by USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, BBR aims to build the capacity of NGO...

    Alex Dorey
    Aleppo
    After the First Trial: A Population-Based Survey on Knowledge and Perception of Justice and the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

    On July 26, 2010, Kaing Guek Eav, alias Duch, was convicted of crimes against humanity and grave breaches of the 1949 Geneva Conventions for events that took place three decades earlier under the Khmer Rouge regime. Following this important milestone for the Extraordinary Chambers in the...

    Jun 2011
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  • Afghanistan: A New Era of Humanitarian Assistance

    Undoubtedly, Afghanistan represents one of the most complex and difficult environments in which humanitarian agencies could operate. Working amidst ongoing military operations, continuous insecurity, and the massive displacement of populations, humanitarian agencies also have to cope with a...

    Mar 2002
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  • Afghan Legal Reform: Challenges and Opportunities

    The purpose of this brief is to summarize a series of observations on the current status of legal reform in Afghanistan gathered during a research mission undertaken by the Harvard Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research (HPCR) in November 2002, identify a key set of challenges to...

    Jan 2003
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  • Affiliated Programs

    HHI faculty, fellows, and students serve as a resource for technical, research, and training assistance to many humanitarian agencies, international institutions, and educational organizations. Below is a partial list of collaborators, past and present.

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    Adrienne Fricke

    Adrienne L. Fricke is a Senior Fellow at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative where she is studying policy initiatives to improve access to healthcare for Syrian refugees, and a consultant specializing in human rights and refugee-related issues in the Middle East and Africa. Since 2007, she has...

    Adele Waugaman
    Adam Levine
    Abyei Invasion: Evidence of SAF Incursion Abyei

    Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP) has confirmed through the 
    analysis of DigitalGlobe imagery that the southern-aligned 
    base at Todach has been recently razed; evidence consistent with an attack on that location by armored vehicles is visible. The...

    May 2011
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  • Abyei Incursion: Evidence of Northern-Aligned Forces Deployed to Abyei Region, Sudan

    According to media reports released on 20 March 2011, Sudan's federal Ministry of the Interior recently deployed approximately 1,500 northern police to the environs of Bongo, Diffra, and Goli in northern Abyei, Sudan. Northern representatives, including the spokesman of the Sudan Armed...

    Mar 2011
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