Who We Are

The project is jointly implemented by Handicap International e.V. (HI), Christian Blind Mission (CBM), and the Ruhr-University Bochum’s Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV).

 Since the start of Phase 1 in 2016, HI and CBM have combined their expertise and many years of experience in disability-inclusive humanitarian action in order to pass it on to German, international and local humanitarian actors.

The IFHV is a leading research institute with broad research experience in the fields of humanitarian studies and international humanitarian and human rights law. It is also a member of the European inter-university Network on Humanitarian Action (NOHA).

Project Partners

Handicap International (HI) is a non-profit organisation for humanitarian action and development assistance, active in over 60 countries around the world. We aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion. We strive at improving the situation of persons with disabilities in a sustainable way and support those in need of specific protection.

Furthermore, we advocate for a world without cluster bombs or mines as well as against bombing of civilian populations. HI is a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Price of 1997. Handicap International e.V. is the German association of the international organisation Humanity & Inclusion.

More about the work of HI

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As a leading research institute, with broad scientific experience in the field of humanitarian studies and international law, the Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV) at the Ruhr-University Bochum is the third project partner responsible especially for the research activities.

The project “Phase 2 – Leave No One Behind!” is funded by the German Federal Foreign Office

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From the left to the right: CBM, IFHV and the German Federal Foreign Office.

The Project Background 

Phase 3 of the project (2022-2024) builds onto the knowledge and experience of phase 1 (2016-2018)  and phase 2 (2018-2021).The previous project phases were also funded by the German Federal Foreign Office and implemented in cooperation with the CBM.  Read more


Contact Persons

Haakon Spriewald
Project coordinator
EMail: h.spriewald@hi.org

Sabrina Ebert
Project officer
EMail: s.ebert@hi.org