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Briefing paper – Making sense of insecurity: developing humanitarian intelligence?

Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute of the University of Manchester (HCRI)


About this resource

Resource type:Research, reports and studies
Keywords:Development & humanitarian aid, Global Forum, System-wide performance
Author(s):Read, R.
Date published:2015

This briefing paper was written with input from Bertrand Taithe and is based on the research of the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)-funded Making Peacekeeping Data Work for the International Community project (ES/L007479/1) led by Roger Mac Ginty at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute of the University of Manchester.

This paper was used as a source for synthesised recommendations used in the Briefing Papers for the Global Forum on Improving Humanitarian Action, taking place in New York on 4/5 June 2015.

The Briefing Papers are intended to provide a general background to the key obstacles that inhibit good, effective humanitarian action, and the recommendations that have been put forward around the WHS process to address these obstacles.

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