BBR Field Perspectives | The Role of Humanitarian Leadership

July, 2015

Building a Better Response: Field Perspectives is a video interview series highlighting the views of various humanitarian practitioners on the current and future state of humanitarian system.

Claire Messina is the Senior Coordinator of the Humanitarian Leadership Strengthening Unit of the Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). In this episode, she speaks about the key qualities of humanitarian leadership and why these qualities are important for success in the field.

The Building a Better Response (BBR) project aims to enhance the capacity of national and international NGO workers and other humanitarian actors to engage with the international humanitarian coordination system in a manner that improves overall coordination and responds to the needs of crisis-affected populations.