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KUNO – Ethical, Inclusive and Equitable Communication on Humanitarian Aid

16 January @ 3:00 pm 5:00 pm

In this 2-hour training, the founders of the Expertise Centre Humanitarian Communication (HumCom), Emiel Martens and Wouter Oomen, will introduce the academic analyses and ethical dilemmas surrounding the field of humanitarian communication. In addition, they will present the new Inclusive Communication Guide for International Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid that they created together with Partos, including an Inclusive Language Glossary discussing problematic terms and phrases often used in international cooperation and humanitarian aid.


  • Emiel Martens (PhD) – Assistant Professor in Media Studies at the University of Amsterdam, Senior Researcher in Arts and Culture Studies at Erasmus University Rotterdam, and Co-Director of the Expertise Centre Humanitarian Communication.
  • Wouter Oomen (PhD) – Senior Lecturer and Researcher in Media Studies at Utrecht University, and Co-Director of the Expertise Centre Humanitarian Communication.

Reading Material

Future Brief #1: The History of Communication by and about Development Cooperation

Optional: Future Brief #2 | Storytelling Genres in Humanitarian Communication


To sign up for this training send an email to: kuno@kuno-platform.nl

Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA)

University of Amsterdam, 1012 WP Amsterdam 1012 WP + Google Map