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Crisis Negotiation Certificate

For more information on the Advanced Professional Certificate Course, please contact Anaïde Nahikian, ATHA Program Manager, at anahikia@hsph.harvard.edu.

US and International Response to the conflict (2010-2013)

In 2010, U.S. President Barack Obama signed the LRA Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act, dedicating U.S. support to the governments of the affected countries in central Africa, as well as the African Union (AU) and the UN. In 2011, the AU established the Regional Cooperation...

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Mahmoud Hariri

Dr. Mahmoud Hariri holds a Doctorate of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Aleppo University, and a  Master Degree in General Surgery, faculty of Medicine, Aleppo University.

Mahmoud goes by the name Abdulaziz and has been a trauma surgeon in Syria. He is joining HHI through the Scholars at...

Senior Media Technician (Instructional Media Coordinator)

The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative Instructional Media Coordinator (IMC) will  work closely with the team on key programs of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative’s educational arm, the Humanitarian Academy at Harvard, and will also contribute to special projects for HHI as a...

Jarrod Goentzel
Delia Wendel
Program on Evaluation and Implementation Science: Kobo Toolbox
Humanitarian Principles Link
Operation Iron Fist I & II (2002-2004)

The regional expansion of the LRA and the resulting humanitarian crisis brought international attention to the conflict. The international community put pressure on the Sudanese government to allow UPDF counterinsurgency operations on Sudanese soil. In 2002, the Sudanese government...

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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...

Mark C. Elliott
Signal: Program Focus
Judith Palfrey
DisasterNet: Publications
HuSEHR: Competencies
Women In War: Publications
Pablo Marco Blanco
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child marriage: recommendations
Tracking Kony (2009-present)

By 2009, Kony and a group of 250 people traveled into CAR, while a number of commanders remained operational in the DRC. From 2009 to 2010, Kony and a group of LRA combatants then moved to the Kafia Kingi enclave, a border region governed by Sudan. Since 2010, Kony and the remaining...

Michael VanRooyen

Michael VanRooyen, MD, MPH is the Director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) at Harvard University.  He is also the Chairman of Emergency Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. 

Dr. VanRooyen has worked as an emergency physician with numerous relief organizations in over...

Godfred (Kofi) Nyarko

Godfred (Kofi) Nyarko is the Program Coordinator for the National NGO Program on Humanitarian Leadership at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative.

Kofi has a diverse professional background. He served as the Country Director for Mercy Project Ghana where he fought daily to eradicate slavery...

Stephen Rosen

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