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February 2019

How Can We Make Climate Security A Global Effort?

February 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Humanity House, Prinsegracht 8
Den Haag, 2512GA Netherlands
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Free

Climate change and the safety risks that arise from it are a global problem. However, the effects and risks of climate change are not yet experienced the same everywhere. Despite all climate summits, it is therefore difficult to achieve global action. During this HagueTalks three international speakers will share their insights and experience on getting national and international action on climate security. What does it take to make climate security a truly global effort?  ABOUT THE SPEAKERS Tom Middendorp. Former…

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March 2019

‘Vulnerability versus Resilience’: The politics of language in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation

March 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Aula B, Kortenaerkade 12
Den Haag,
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The concept of vulnerability has been a key concept in studies of disasters and climate change. Vulnerability brings out the socially produced ways in which groups are rendered safe or unsafe in view of hazards. The concept has been a radical move in disaster studies as it took the natural out of natural disasters, and in focusing on issues like power and inequality as factors that turn the occurrence of a hazard into a disaster. Today, the concept of vulnerability…

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Ideation Session with The Hague Hacks + Movies That Matter + Border Session

March 25 @ 3:30 pm
Filmhuis, Spui 191
Den Haag, 2512 AE
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The Hague Hacks, in partnership with Movies that Matter and Border Sessions, is excited to invite you to our Ideation Session on March 25th, at 15.30, at The Filmhuis in The Hague. Film is a powerful tool against social indifference. In the footsteps of the Amnesty International Film Festival, Movies that Matter continues to share stories that open one's eyes to human rights injustices and the activists who defend these human rights. Movies that Matter believes that film has the…

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Internship Helpdesk – Collaboration Meetup

March 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
The Hague Humanity Hub, Fluwelen Burgwal 58
The Hague, Netherlands
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Invitation Only

Would you like to contribute to the development of talent for international peace, justice and humanitarian action? Would you like to support the development of The Hague as a centre which offers opportunities for building the work skills and/or applied research capacity of students in the fields of humanitarian aid and international peace and justice? In partnership with the founder of this idea, Tobias Schmitz from GIWEH, we are exploring the idea of creating an “internship helpdesk”; a mechanism for…

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April 2019

Human Rights & Artificial Intelligence in World Perspective

April 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Humanity House, Prinsegracht 8
Den Haag, 2512GA Netherlands
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China and America and world leaders in AI and technology investment, plugging several billion euros every year. Similarly, the United Nations pays a lot of attention to a worldwide responsible AI Strategy and here in Europe, there is a commitment to a strategy based on a ‘human centric’ approach. The Netherlands is also attempting to place its own stamp on the use of AI through a sectoral approach and the formation of an AI research ecosystem. With the AINED initiative,…

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Crisis Mitigation and Predictive Analytics: Measuring Famine Risks

April 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Hague Humanity Hub, Fluwelen Burgwal 58
The Hague, Netherlands
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Nadia Piffaretti, a Senior Economist at the World Bank, will be giving a talk on managing crises concerning famine risk! The presentation will tackle a multitude of questions, aiming to identify gaps, opportunities, and challenges related to the application of predictive models in humanitarian crises; consider legal and ethical issues associated with the collection and use of humanitarian data for predictive analytics purposes; explore how predictive models might be integrated into existing humanitarian decision-making processes; and explore collaboration models and…

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A Privilege-Free Day

April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Het Nutshuis, Riviervismarkt 5
Den Haag, 2513 AM Netherlands
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The Hague Freedom Weeks In the run-up to Dutch Liberation Day on 5 May, The Hague is dedicating three whole weeks to freedom. Het Nutshuis will open its doors on Sunday 14 April as part of The Hague Freedom Weeks. Together with Hague Talks Youth, the Kinder- en Jongerenrechtswinkel (legal aid organisation for children and young people), the Netherlands Helsinki Committee, Justice and Peace Nederland, Het Nutshuis is organising an interactive afternoon. Come and experience just how much freedom you…

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The White Elephant in the Room: Government Leadership and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals

April 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Hague Humanity Hub, Fluwelen Burgwal 58
The Hague, Netherlands
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€6.20

Transforming for impact with Rt Hon. Helen Clark. How can governments achieve our SDGs? *Fee includes Welcome Drink on arrival* Join our discussion with former Prime Minister of New Zealand, Helen Clark moderated by Leadership4SDGs Foundation President Simone Filippini. Helen Clark’s career encompasses over 27 years in politics during her tenure as both a Member of Parliament and Prime Minister in New Zealand. She then went on to spend 8 years as Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme. Since…

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‘Niemand wil ze hebben’ – een lezing met Linda Polman

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
De Vries Van Stockum, Spui 40
Den Haag, Netherlands
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'Tachtig jaar Europees vluchtelingenbeleid en nog steeds wil niemand ze hebben' - Linda Polman presenteert dinsdagavond 16 april bij boekhandel De Vries Van Stockum in Den Haag haar pas verschenen boek 'Niemand wil ze hebben - Europa en zijn vluchtelingen'. Een boek met een meer dan dringend en actueel onderwerp. Linda Polman trapt af met een lezing van Polman, daarna is er voldoende ruimte voor discussie en aansluitend een signeersessie. Het verhaal van Linda Polman over het Europese ‘vluchtelingenmanagement’ begint…

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The lessons learned from aid workers in Syria and the region

April 24 @ 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Humanity House, Prinsegracht 8
Den Haag, 2512GA Netherlands
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In March, the European Union and the United Nations organised a major conference in Brussels on the future of Syria and the region. More than 57 countries and 20 international organisations came together to talk about supporting the future of Syria and the region. During this program, we talk with aid workers who are active in Syria and the region. What have been the biggest humanitarian challenges? How will the outcomes of the conference affect their work? And what lessons…

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