Les travailleurs humanitaires du Centre médical à Mingkaman au Soudan du Sud

Perspectives on the future of humanitarian action

Fabrice Weissman

Graduated from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, Fabrice Weissman joined MSF in 1995. He spent several years as logistician and head of mission in Sub-Saharian Africa (Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, etc.), Kosovo, Sri Lanka and more recently Syria. He has published several articles and books on humanitarian action, including "In the Shadow of Just Wars. Violence, Politics and Humanitarian Action" (ed., London, Hurst & Co., 2004), "Humanitarian Negotiations Revealed. The MSF Experience" (ed., Oxford University Press, 2011) and "Saving Lives and Staying Alive. Humanitarian Security in the Age of Risk Management" (ed., London, Hurst & Co, 2016).

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the ICRC (1863-2013) and in light of the recently launched issue of the Review on "The future of humanitarian action", the Harvard Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research (HPCR) and the International Review of the Red Cross are pleased to co-host a Live Web Seminar on the topic: "Perspectives on the Future of Humanitarian Action".


Peter Maurer, ICRC President
Fabrice Weissman, head of the Centre de réflexion sur l'action et les savoirs humanitaires (Fondation MSF)
Jehangir Malik, Islamic Relief UK.
Erika Feller, United Nations assistant High Commissioner for protection, UNHCR


To cite this content :
Fabrice Weissman, “Perspectives on the future of humanitarian action”, 3 avril 2013, URL : https://msf-crash.org/en/blog/humanitarian-actors-and-practices/perspectives-future-humanitarian-action

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