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Upcoming Events

IOM Migration Talks

28.11.2019 12:00 - 14:00

The International Organization For Migration (IOM) Germany and SOS MEDITERRANEE invite to the IOM Migration Talks on November 28, 2019. CHA research associate Kristina Roepstorff will give input.

Contested Triple Nexus – Examples from Mali

28.11.2019 16:00 - 18:00

The Centre for Humanitarian Action (CHA) invites you to its second event on the Humanitarian Development Peace Nexus. The event will take place on November 28, 2019, 16-18h in the facilities of CHA in Berlin.

The honest broker? Germany and its new humanitarian strategy and role

06.12.2019 12:00 - 14:00

The Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) and the Centre for Humanitarian Action (CHA) invite to a round table on December 06, 2019. Topic: Germany's new humanitarian role and strategy.

Journalist Award Humanitarian Aid

05.01.2020 00:00 - 23:59

Aktion Deutschland Hilft and the Federal Foreign Office award the Journalist Award Humanitarian Aid for the third time. CHA Director Ralf Südhoff is a member of the jury. Applications for research grants can be submitted until January 05, 2020.

Past Events

Humanitarian Congress Berlin 2019

17.10.2019 - 18.10.2019 09:00 - 17:30

On 17 and 18 October 2019 the Humanitarian Congress Berlin will take place for the 21st time. As last year, the CHA will also be present with a stand. Please also visit our panel on the humanitarian situation in Syria, moderated by Ralf Südhoff.

ALNAP 32nd Annual Meeting

15.10.2019 - 16.10.2019 08:00 - 17:30

ALNAP's 32nd Annual Meeting in Berlin will discuss the relevance of humanitarian aid and analyse how people in humanitarian crisis can get the support that is most important to them. Ralf Südhoff will moderate a plenary session.

Bonn Peace Days 2019

24.09.2019 18:00 - 20:30

As part of the Bonn Peace Days 2019 and on the occasion of the International Peace Day on 24 September 2019, Ralf Südhoff will participate in a panel discussion on the topic of: "Development policy in Syria? Humanitarian aid, reconstruction and peace-building facing difficult challenges".

Roundtable: Counterterrorism laws and sanctions regime

18.09.2019 15:00 - 18:00

Action Contre la Faim (ACF) and the CHA invite to a confidential round table in which NGOs can discuss the implications of counterterrorism legislation of international donors and the effect they have for their project work and humanitarian aid in general.

Monday on the Couch: Refugees, Activists and Humanitarians – all criminals?

22.07.2019 18:30 - 21:00

IAC and CHA are going to discuss the implications of recent developments in Europe regarding humanitarian access and civic action around asylum seeking.

Roundtable: The Triple Nexus in Practice

12.06.2019 14:00 - 17:00

Doctors without Borders (MSF) and the CHA are hosting a roundtable under Chatham House Rule to discuss with other humanitarian and multi-mandate organisations how the Triple Nexus is working in conflict zones and how this approach is affecting humanitarian action.

Discussion with Mark Lowcock, USG UN-OCHA

05.06.2019 13:30 - 14:30

The CHA is pleased to welcome Mark Lowcock for exchanging with Berlin-based humanitarian stakeholders - in a closed, by invitation only, event – about both opportunities and challenges of anticipatory humanitarian financing and its future establishment in the humanitarian system.

Symposium: Humanitarian Assistance in a Changing World

04.04.2019 14:30 - 18:00

The report "State of the Humanitarian System (SOHS)" is one of the most important analyses of humanitarian action worldwide. The current report deals with international developments since 2015. The German launch of the report will be presented jointly by the CHA, the Federal Foreign Office and ALNAP.

Parliament hearing on humanitarian assistance

20.03.2019 15:00 - 18:00

The CHA has been appointed as an expert for a public hearing of the Federal German Parliament and its Committee on Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid. We will comment on the German government's report on its humanitarian assistance from 2014 to 2017.

Opening event of CHA

19.03.2019 18:00 - 21:00

We will discuss the topic "Humanitarian aid in crisis - does Germany need to play a bigger role?" with Niels Annen (Federal Foreign Office), Dr. Oliver Müller (Caritas Germany), Cornelia Füllkrug-Weitzel (Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe) and Florian Westphal (MSF Germany) plus international guests.