Bridging the gap between human experience

Bridging the gap between human experience

Rich Wiles’s intimate, evocative photography has been praised as art that gives voice to the voiceless. That’s a compliment Wiles couldn’t be less happy to receive. For the longtime “participatory photographer” whose current work documents the experiences of refugees...
A local, people-centered approach to experimentation

A local, people-centered approach to experimentation

UNHCR continues to innovate in its work with refugees, asylum seekers and host communities, and in 2018 for the first time, it tested out a new way of engaging NGO partners who are doing the same. The first-of-its-kind Innovation Awards recognized two local...
Shame! You went to another humanitarian conference.

Shame! You went to another humanitarian conference.

For a long time, it seemed that the bandwagon of people who wanted to work on interesting social issues relating to technology, digital technology and design etc. essentially all falling under the general rubric of ‘humanitarian innovation’ were literally moving en...