The effort to address the situation of former Angolan refugees in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) continues. Currently, over 40,000 people who fled Angola due to Angola’s civil war now reside in the DRC but lack legal status.
Angola’s civil war lasted for 27 years and ended in 2002 when representatives from the Government of Angola and the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA) signed a ceasefire... More >>
[As part of its research and policy project on monitoring, reporting, and fact-finding (MRF), the Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research (HPCR) at Harvard University aggregates news detailing recent developments in this domain. For more information about this project, visit the project’s webpage. For additional research materials, visit the HPCR Digital Library of Monitoring, Reporting, and Fact-finding,... More >>
[Editor's Note: In its efforts to enrich professional dialogue on contemporary challenges of humanitarian law and policy, the Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research (HPCR) at Harvard University invites experts in international humanitarian law, humanitarian action, and associated fields to contribute their insights to relevant discussions. We are pleased to welcome the contribution below from Sandesh Sivakumaran. The... More >>
Many of those who participated in our recent Live Web Seminar, Monitoring Humanitarian Crisis in the Digital Age: Crisis Mapping, Crowdsourcing, and Satellite Imagery, submitted questions that we were unable to address during the event due to time constraints. However, these questions were far too important and thought-provoking to leave unanswered. In this light, we asked one of the event's panelists, Patrick Meier, to... More >>