The State of the Humanitarian System: Pitfalls and Possibilities

The Hague Humanity Hub Fluwelen Burgwal 58, The Hague

What are the biggest pitfalls in the humanitarian system, at a time when the need for aid is growing every year and funding is lagging behind? How has the humanitarian system performed over the last three years? What are the opportunities for change? Every three years, after extensive research, ALNAP publishes the State of the Humanitarian […]

Community Call: Public Private Partnerships

UNOCHA have co-organised a community session to examine the characteristics of responsible and sustainable models for collaboration between humanitarian organisations and private sector entities vis-a-vis data management. How can humanitarians assess and balance expected benefits against potential risks when deciding to collaborate with the private sector? With speakers from Digital Impact Alliance, OCHA, UNICEF and […]

Crisis Mitigation and Predictive Analytics: Measuring Famine Risks

The Hague Humanity Hub Fluwelen Burgwal 58, The Hague

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 […]

Data Responsibility Exchange

Glazen Zaal, The Hague

Building systematic, sustainable and responsible public private partnerships. The Data Responsibility Exchange will bring together a group of multidisciplinary experts to have a constructive conversation on how to maximize the value of private – public sector data partnerships while minimizing the possible harms. The focus will be on partnerships around data, expertise and infrastructure in […]

2020 Data Fellows Programme Showcase


Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, UNOCHA's Centre for Humanitarian Data conducted 2020 Data Fellows Programme remotely this summer. On Thursday 30 July from 14:00 - 15:00 pm (Den Haag), they're hosting the first-ever virtual Data Fellows Showcase. Join to hear from the 2020 class of Data Fellows and learn about their projects on: • the […]