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Humanitarian Congress Berlin 2020: Exposing Power & Privilege in Times of Crisis

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Exposing Power and Privilege in Times of Crisis
Tammam Aloudat Lina Srivastava
2020-10-26T14:00:00Z 2020-10-26T15:00:00Z Europe/Berlin Exposing+Power+and+Privilege+in+Times+of+Crisis Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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How Social Inequality Shapes the Global Response to Crisis
Sandrine  Simon Rahima  Begum Deepak Xavier Toyin Aderemi-Ige
2020-10-26T16:00:00Z 2020-10-26T17:00:00Z Europe/Berlin How+Social+Inequality+Shapes+the+Global+Response+to+Crisis Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Decolonising Humanitarian Action
Lioba Hirsch Heba Aly Anita Kattakuzhy Arbie Baguios
2020-10-26T18:00:00Z 2020-10-26T19:00:00Z Europe/Berlin Decolonising+Humanitarian+Action Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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An Outbreak of Misinformation: Endangering People's Lives
Kate  Wilkinson Ben Parker Urvashi Aneja AbdelHalim AbdAllah
2020-10-27T14:00:00Z 2020-10-27T15:00:00Z Europe/Berlin An+Outbreak+of+Misinformation%3A+Endangering+People%27s+Lives Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Emerging Donors and Philanthrocapitalism
Dalila Mahdawi James Love Susana Atienza John Pringle
2020-10-27T16:00:00Z 2020-10-27T17:00:00Z Europe/Berlin Emerging+Donors+and+Philanthrocapitalism Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Big Pharma & Profiteering From A Pandemic
Pauline Londeix Priti Krishtel Juliana Veras Candice  Sehoma
2020-10-27T18:00:00Z 2020-10-27T19:00:00Z Europe/Berlin Big+Pharma+%26+Profiteering+From+A+Pandemic Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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A Shadow Pandemic: Covid19 & Gender-Based-Violence
Mohammad  Forogh Sarah Martin Maria Ofwona Lina AbiRafeh
2020-10-28T14:00:00Z 2020-10-28T15:00:00Z Europe/Berlin A+Shadow+Pandemic%3A+Covid19+%26+Gender-Based-Violence Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Racism, White Privilege and Covid19
Joan Okitoi Lauren Reese Angela Bruce- Raeburn Jennifer Lentfer
2020-10-28T16:00:00Z 2020-10-28T17:00:00Z Europe/Berlin Racism%2C+White+Privilege+and+Covid19 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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A Cascade of Crises: Yemen
Majed TALEB Sadam Al-Adwar Sami Alhajj Afrah Nasser
2020-10-28T18:00:00Z 2020-10-28T19:00:00Z Europe/Berlin A+Cascade+of+Crises%3A+Yemen Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Addressing The Climate & Health Crisis: A Perfect Storm For Brazil's Indigenous Communities
Kretã  Kaingang Romulo Batista Ana Lucia Pontes Antonio Flores
2020-10-29T14:00:00Z 2020-10-29T15:00:00Z Europe/Berlin Addressing+The+Climate+%26+Health+Crisis%3A+A+Perfect+Storm+For+Brazil%27s+Indigenous+Communities Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Prepping For 1-4 Degrees Scenario
Festus Yambu Maarten van Aalst Afroza Haque Fawad Durrani
2020-10-29T16:00:00Z 2020-10-29T17:00:00Z Europe/Berlin Prepping+For+1-4+Degrees+Scenario Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Urban Complexities In A Changing Climate
Rebecca Price Hindun  Mulaika Aynur Kadihasanoglu Thomas Zahneisen
2020-10-29T18:00:00Z 2020-10-29T19:00:00Z Europe/Berlin Urban+Complexities+In+A+Changing+Climate Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Impossible Decisions: Triaging In A Pandemic
Rahmawati Husein DR. OUMA OLUGA Dr James Smith Dr. Mercy Korir
2020-10-30T14:00:00Z 2020-10-30T15:00:00Z Europe/Berlin Impossible+Decisions%3A+Triaging+In+A+Pandemic Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Building Mutual Trust
BABITA  PINTO Florine Clomegah Leela  Ramdhani Hugo Slim
2020-10-30T16:00:00Z 2020-10-30T17:00:00Z Europe/Berlin Building+Mutual+Trust Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Amplifying Voices And The Way Forward
Joan Okitoi Anita Kattakuzhy Lina Srivastava Tammam Aloudat
2020-10-30T18:00:00Z 2020-10-30T19:00:00Z Europe/Berlin Amplifying+Voices+And+The+Way+Forward Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)


Kretã Kaingang

Co-Founder, Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of the South (ARPINSUL)


Deputy GenCo Yemen, MdM

Pauline Londeix

Activist and Co-Founder, Observatoire Transparence Médicaments

Festus Yambu

Project Coordinator, Welthungerhilfe

Joan Okitoi


Sônia Guajajara


Lioba Hirsch

Research Fellow, LSHTM

Romulo Batista

Senior Forest Campaigner Greenpeace Brazil


General Coordinator, Yemen, MdM

Dalila Mahdawi

Communications Specialist

Heba Aly

Director, The New Humanitarian

Tammam Aloudat

Strategic Advisor, MSF

Sandrine Simon

Health and Advocacy Director, MdM France

Mohammad Forogh

Mental Health Supervisor, MSF Afghanistan

Priti Krishtel

Co-Founder and Co- Executive Director, I-MAK


Operations Manager, Caritas India

Sadam Al-Adwar

Co-founder & Executive Director, Musaala For Human Rights

James Love

Director, Knowledge Ecology International

Sarah Martin

Lead Associate, Gender Associations

Afrah Nasser

Yemen Researcher, Middle East and North Africa Division, Human Rights Watch

Sami Alhajj


Rahmawati Husein

Vice Chair, Muhammadiya Disaster Management Center (MDMC)

Candice Sehoma

Advocacy Officer, MSF Access Campaign South Africa

Susana Atienza

Marketing and Fundraising Director, MdM

John Pringle

Assistant Professor, Ingram School of Nursing, McGill University

Aynur Kadihasanoglu

Senior Advisor, Urban Disaster Resilience, IFRC

Hindun Mulaika

Climate and Energy Campaign Team Leader, Greenpeace South Asia

Rebecca Price

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering, Delft University of Technology

Thomas Zahneisen

Director for Humanitarian Assistance, German Federal Foreign Office

Rahima Begum

Co-Founder, Restless Beings

Maria Ofwona

Protection Officer, HIAS Refugee Trust of Kenya (HRTK)

Urvashi Aneja

Founding Director, Tandem Research

Florine Clomegah

Director of operations, AIRD

Ben Parker

Senior Editor, The New Humanitarian

Dr James Smith

Emergency Physician, NHS

Lina AbiRafeh

Executive Director, The Arab Institute for Women

Leela Ramdhani

Associate Director – Confederation Development Oxfam International

Ana Lucia Pontes

Coordinator, Indigenous Health Working Group, Brazilian Association of Collective Health, ABRASCO

Dr. Mercy Korir

Lead Group Editor - Health & Science, The Standard Group PLC

Maarten van Aalst

Director, Climate Centre

Lina Srivastava

Founder, CIEL

Juliana Veras

Advocacy Coordinator, MdM

Kate Wilkinson

Deputy Chief Editor, Africa Check

Fawad Durrani

Expert – Climate, Migration and Displacement, Greenpeace Germany


Director, Health Services Executive Office of the President, Nairobi Metropolitan Services

Hugo Slim

Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict, Blavatnik School, University of Oxford

AbdelHalim AbdAllah

Deputy Communications Focal Point for COVID-19 Response, WHO Regional Office for Africa

Afroza Haque

Senior Project Officer, German Red Cross, Bangladesh

Antonio Flores

Infectious Disease Physician, MSF

Anita Kattakuzhy

Humanitarian Policy Adviser, Localisation, Oxfam International

Arbie Baguios

Founder, Aid Re-imagined

Jennifer Lentfer


Stephanie Kimou

Principal Consultant, Population Work Africa

Angela Bruce- Raeburn

Regional Advocacy Director for Africa, Global Health Advocacy Incubator

Lauren Reese

International development and Peacebuilding Specialist, DAI Center for Secure and Stable States

Toyin Aderemi-Ige

Disability-Inclusion Advisor, UNRWA

Deepak Xavier

Head, Even It Up Campaign, Oxfam International

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Int. Institute of Social Studies (ISS) - Erasmus University Rotterdam

When Disaster meets Conflict: the nexus between conflict, disaster governance and humanitarian aid

Master of Science (M.Sc.) and Short Courses in International Health

Heidelberg Institute of Global Health (HIGH) / Heidelberg University

Norwegian Red Cross

Health in the last mile

UOSSM Germany e.V.


Oxfam Deutschland

Oxfam Germany


Rehabilitation and integration of refugees and migrants in Berlin