World Humanitarian Summit – Live Online Consultation on Humanitarian Effectiveness and Staff Wellness

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On 30 July 2015, PHAP organized a live online consultation event in support of the World Humanitarian Summit on the topic of Humanitarian effectiveness and staff wellness.

This event featured:

  • An introductory briefing on psychology, trauma, and staff wellness in humanitarian action by Alastair Ager, Director of the Institute for International Health & Development at QMU, Edinburgh.
  • An informal discussion with a number of panelists bringing together different perspectives on staff wellness, focusing on current good practice and what needs to be changed in order to ensure the wellness of staff and volunteers in order for them to carry out their work effectively and responsibly.
  • An opportunity to interact in the event chat with panelists and other participants, as well as representatives of People In Aid, International Location Safety (ILS), and InterHealth, who will be on hand to answer questions regarding their respective initiatives.
  • The possibility to provide your views on this topic through structured live polls, which will feed into the event report to be submitted to the World Humanitarian Summit.Watch or listen to a recording of this event

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