Humanitarian Action Study Group

UNHCR tents at Dolo Odo camp, Ethiopia

The Humanitarian Action Study Group (HASG) brings together both scholars and practitioners of humanitarian action to share knowledge, expertise and experience in the areas of humanitarian action, humanitarian intervention, human rights / protection, complex emergencies and the inter-section of development and humanitarian programming. If appropriate, the group will also act as a focal point for networking in support new research initiatives (including applied research) in these areas.

All are welcome. To join this study group, or for further information, please contact the Group Convenor at,  stating your institution/ngo, area of interest/research and any suggestions for activities.

Convenor: Dr. Caitriona Dowd


Latest Updates from HASG:

Jan 2020: Summary and recommendations from Conflict Sensitivity and Adaptive Approaches in Humanitarian Programming discussion 

Oct 2019: Summary and recommendations from Criminalisation of Humanitarian Space panel discussion

May 2019: Summary and recommendations of Conflict, Hunger and IHL workshop  



Dr. Caitriona Dowd