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To Predict and Prevent Global Catastrophe

2017-11-20T17:59:54+00:00 Archives, Recent Additions|

Uncertainty, complexity, and rapid change will increasingly characterize humanitarian threats in the foreseeable future. These threats may range from the prospect of the 320-meter asteroid 99942 Apophis crashing into the Pacific rim in 2035 to Himalayan snow meltdown that would leave an estimated 300 million South Asians without water. Regardless of the particular event, the […]

Alternative Paradigms – Exploring Alternative Ways Of Understanding Humanitarian Crises And Solutions

2017-10-23T18:12:41+00:00 Alternative Paradigms, Key Findings|

Never before have we been able to disrupt the fundamental processes of Earth’s ecology, and never before have we created social, economic and technological systems – from continent-wide industrial agriculture to the international financial system – with today’s enormous complexity, connectedness and speed of operation. Whether the issue is drug resistant diseases or shiploads of […]

Preliminary feedback session Humanitarian Futures Programme UNCT

2017-10-12T19:55:12+00:00 Key Findings, Organisational Challenges and Opportunities|

Working with the members of the Country Team in the Central African Republic — individually and collectively — has been a great pleasure for the Humanitarian Futures Programme mission to the Central African Republic.

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