COVID-19 and BLM: A New Era for Aid? Rethinking Humanitarianism Episode 1

October 20, 2020

Recording from Geneva and Washington, Rethinking Humanitarianism is a new, limited podcast series from The New Humanitarian and the Center for Global Development. Join hosts Heba Aly and Jeremy Konyndyk as they explore the future of humanitarian aid at a critical time of transformation. In this first episode, Heba and Jeremy talk with Danny Sriskandarajah, CEO of Oxfam GB, about whether the COVID-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement can really change how the aid sector works.

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