Postdoc at the Ruhr-University Bochum (Institute for Peacekeeping Law and International Humanitarian Law) and project collaborator in her field research in Bangladesh, 2020, together with two colleagues

Applied Accompanying Research

Our goal: Scientific research on political, programmatic and organisational change processes which encourage the inclusion of persons with disabilities in humanitarian action.

The applied accompanying research is conducted by the Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV) at the Ruhr-University Bochum. The results of the applied accompanying research will be published and made available for humanitarian practitioners, politics and science.

The applied accompanying research includes:

Creating and regularly reviewing the “Theory of Change” of the project.

Creating a scientific literature review on mainstreaming disability in humanitarian action

Conductingfield research and developing research reports with case studies on change processes in humanitarian organisations.

Documentation of good practices and collection of lessons learned based on the research reports.

Articles & Reports from the Applied Accompanying Research

Dissemination and publication of the research findings

The applied accompanying research aims to change the humanitarian practice by reporting on the research findings and sharing these with states, donors and humanitarian actors.

The articles and reports are publicly available and are disseminated through our project channels and activities.

Here you can find the articles and reports of the applied accompanying research.

Updates on Applied Accompanying Research:

Inclusion in the Health Sector – Report on our Online Training!

By Patricia Flaam|10. June 2021

Our project “Phase 2 – Leave no one behind!” promotes the inclusion of persons with disabilities in humanitarian action. We are using the global Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Guidelines on the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action to help humanitarian actors to better understand the human rights-based approach to disability in their work. […]

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Panel Discussion on the Implementation of the IASC Guidelines on Disability Inclusion in Syria

By Patricia Flaam|3. September 2021

Handicap International (HI) and the Centre for Humanitarian Action (CHA) cordially invite you to a joint event on the implementation of the IASC Guidelines in Syria on 29 September 12:30-2pm (CEST). Registration is now open. Using the Syrian crisis as an example, representatives from a non-governmental organisation, an international organisation and from the affected population […]

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