The Humanitarian Leader – a Working Paper Series – is the place to test ideas about the key issues facing humanitarian leaders and the wider humanitarian system.

Launched in August 2019 to provide a platform for non-peer reviewed research to promote discussion and dialogue. Papers are published monthly.

Areas of focus include:

  • International humanitarian architecture
  • Ethics
  • Response design and implementation
  • Evaluation methodology
  • Strategic foresight
  • Innovation.


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