After four years with Word Vision UK, Nick Clarke (IDHA 27) recently commenced a new role with ACT Alliance as Head of Strategy and Partnerships in Geneva. Nick is very happy to hear from you and can be contacted by email!
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Moussa Camara (IDHA 40) recently accepted a position as a Child Protection Team Leader for the Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) after receiving his Masters Degree in Peace Building and Conflict Resolution from Kampala International University. A Guinean by nationality, Moussa has over 15 years of humanitarian experience, 12 of which he spent working with children in different contexts (emergencies, conflict, and post-conflict). Prior to his post with MINUSCA, Moussa worked with the American Refugee Committee (ARC) in Guinea, Save the Children in Guinea, Liberia, Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo, War Child Canada in Haiti, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Liberia, UNICEF in Tunisia/ Libya and most recently with United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) as Child Protection Team Leader for Upper Nile State, where he held the position for almost four years. In his new position, Moussa will be based in Bria, Eastern Sector in the Central African Republic.
In the article, “Who isn’t equipped for a pandemic or bioterror attack? The WHO,” featured on the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientist’s website, Annie Sparrow (MHCE 4) discusses the influence of business and politics and the limitations of the World Health Organization (WHO) in creating effective solutions to public health problems.
Jana Lozanoska (IDHA 16), Ph.D. Candidate at the UN Mandated University for Peace, stands with IIHA Humanitarian Programs Director, Larry Hollingworth, moments before presenting her paper, “Human Dignity as Core of Human Rights through Hanna Arendt Oeuvre” at the 2016 ACUNS Annual Meeting workshop panel on “Human Dignity, Human Security and Social Reconciliation.” During her introduction, Jana credited the IIHA and her participation in the IDHA program with igniting her interest and passion in human security and human dignity.
Following the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS), Carlos Mejia (IDHA 2), Humanitarian Change Goal Manager at Oxfam America, wrote a blog post for Oxfam entitled, “You’d better take us seriously.” In his post, Carlos reflects on the outcomes of the summit and highlights the potential for committed investment in local humanitarian leadership. He emphasizes that “this is the way to move forward, because we all care about protecting human dignity. No more excuses, no more delays.”
Monica Martinez (IDHA 34) is now Child Protection and Social Care Consultant at Oxford Policy Management (OPM) and is based in Oxford, UK.
Thomas Thorhauge (IDHA 37), Health Adviser at the British Red Cross, and Durgavasini Devanath (IDHA 31), Senior Emergency Health Officer at the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Asia Pacific Zone Office recently met up in Kuala Lumpur. Durgavasini tagged some of her fellow students and friends in her post, saying: “Thinking of the rest of the IIHA/ CIHC family & looking forward to serendipitous meets soon.”
In a recent review for The New York Review of Books, IIHA Alumna Annie Sparrow (MHCE 4) responds to Sonia Shah’s book Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond.
Abdullah Zaman (IDHA 47) recently delivered a lecture on “humanitarian logistics” to the Disaster Management and Supply Chain graduates at one of the leading universities in Pakistan.