Taking humanitarianism from “do no harm” to “do more peace” This is an expanded speech of a statement delivered by Lidet Tadesse, LPI Horn of Africa Regional Programme, Policy Advisor at the Permanent Representatives Committee on Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) on Monday marking the beginning of African Humanitarian Week.

Thank you very much for the opportunity to contribute to this dialogue on sustainable and home-grown solution to humanitarian crisis in the continent. While several essential and timely contributions have been and continue to be made by African or international …

Local actors in mediation and conflict resolution

“Even if we say we should enter into dialogue on equal terms, we should not pretend that there are no power structures at play. There are those who are included and excluded, those who are excluded, those among the included …