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Decolonizing Aid: Rethinking Humanitarianism Episode 7

The police killings of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd and several other Black Americans forced many around the world to look introspectively and critically at systemic power imbalances. The aid sector was no exception, with growing calls for it to be decolonised. But movements often falter when it comes time for policy change. Now comes the hard part for both the humanitarian sector and for its critics. How does this dialogue begin to move from slogans to actual change?

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Multilateral Reform: Rethinking Humanitarianism Episode 6

As we close out a year in which the UN marked its 75th anniversary, we’re taking a hard look at whether reform of multilateral agencies has a chance. Two guests with extensive backgrounds in diplomacy and international service join co-hosts Heba Aly and Jeremy Konyndyk on this sixth episode of Rethinking Humanitarianism, the podcast series exploring the future of aid.

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US Election Special: Rethinking Humanitarianism Episode 3

In this episode, Rethinking Humanitarianism co-host Heba Aly speaks with Sarah Margon, director of US Foreign Policy at Open Society Foundations, about the results of the US election. How will the Biden administration re-engage in the world’s humanitarian and multilateral systems? What can we expect to see? And how might that foreign policy be different—not only from President Trump’s, but from President Obama’s? 

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Introducing Rethinking Humanitarianism

Recording from Geneva and Washington, Rethinking Humanitarianism is a new 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.

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