Reconciling the irreconcilable? Humanitarianism & peacebuilding The decision by Médecins Sans Frontière (MSF) is symptomatic of the complexities and contradictions engendered by the growing fusion of humanitarianism, developmental interventions and peace-building says HAB Editor Demessie Fantaye

The upcoming World Humanitarian Summit scheduled to be held on the 23rd and 24th of May, 2016 in Istanbul Turkey, and the deliberations leading up to it, encompass one theme, ‘serving the needs of people in conflict’ which …