HCB Program 2023

Out of Sight, Out of Mind? Unveiling Attention and Neglect in Humanitarian Action and Global Health On behalf of Médecins Du Monde, the German Red Cross, the Berlin Chamber of Physicians and Médecins Sans Frontières, we invite you to this year’s Humanitarian Congress Berlin: ‘Out of Sight, Out of Mind? Read more…

Humanitarian Congress Berlin 2022

TOPIC & AGENDA Feminist Humanitarian Action: From Affirmation to Transformation, 11-13 Oct 2022 In recent years, the Humanitarian Congress has took up major and controversial issues; critically addressed the causes and consequences of the climate crises, racism, global (in)justice, and the Covid19 pandemic. The time had come to continue and Read more…

Our Partners

Stronger together In conflict zones, after natural disasters and during epidemics, Médicins sans frontières (MSF) provides medical aid to millions of people who would otherwise be left alone to die from their illnesses or injuries. They also report on the plight of our patients worldwide and make their situation public. Read more…

Humanitarian Congress Berlin 2020

Due to the global Covid19 outbreak, we took a bold step and launched our first-ever virtual event. The programme revolved around the theme “Exposing Power & Privilege in Times of Crisis”. The congress addressed power imbalances in the humanitarian sector and the impact of social inequalities on the global response to crises.

Humanitarian Congress Berlin 2019

TOPIC & AGENDA A Perfect Storm: Humanitarian Impacts of Climate Change, 17-18 Oct 2019  The Humanitarian Congress Berlin agenda in 2019 revolved around the humanitarian impacts of climate change. Climate change is not an abstract threat. The impacts are visible throughout the world and affects everyone. Numerous debates revolve around whether or not joining in the fight against climate change is part Read more…

Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

This year’s #HCBerlin 2023 Out of Sight, Out of Mind? Unveiling Attention and Neglect in Humanitarian Action and Global Health In our interconnected and media-driven world, attention has emerged as a powerful force shaping humanitarian action. The allocation of attention and the control over narratives, whether driven by media, public, Read more…

Our previous Agenda

Feminist Humanitarian Action: From Affirmation to Transformation On behalf of Médecins Du Monde, the German Red Cross, the Berlin Chamber of Physicians and Médecins Sans Frontières, we invited you to last year’s Humanitarian Congress Berlin: ‘Feminist Humanitarian Action: From Affirmation to Transformation’. Last year’s congress was held from October 11 Read more…