August 28th, 2015 | by EJC
Innovation, in the humanitarian realm, is about finding sustainable and dignified solutions to the most pressing issues that affect the wellbeing of people affected by conflict, man-made or natural disasters, diseases, and food insecurity. However, in rapid-onset or complex emergencies, some of the infrastructure that is needed to implement ‘high-tech’ solutions is non-existent.
May 6th, 2015 | by EJC
The self-declared Republic of Somaliland, otherwise a veritable beacon of democracy and good governance in the Horn of Africa, is often criticised for its attitude to the media. Illegal arrests and detentions of journalists and editors are common; but maybe things aren’t as bad as they seem
April 24th, 2015 | by EJC
Shrinking editorial budgets have resulted in journalists turning to aid agencies to cover news from the frontlines of crises. Is this a threat to editorial integrity or are aid agencies filling a growing gap in foreign reporting
June 20th, 2013 | by EJC
Today is the World Refugee Day. A new report 'UNHCR Global Trends 2012' which was released on 19 June reveals mind-breaking facts about the situation of displacement today.
March 5th, 2013 | by EJC
Fragility is a term used for states that suffer from bad governance and crises. Here is what journalists should know when covering the issues in relation to statebuilding in fragile situations