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 within the Humanitarian Project Cycle – Evaluation of the Central/Southeast Asian Training

By Patricia Flaam|29. November 2021

Our second regional training on “Disability-Inclusive Project Cycle Management in Humanitarian Action” was successfully completed! Thanks to our committed participants, we were again able to compile an evaluation report based on their constructive feedback. The training took place for 5 days, end of June beginning of July 2021, for 6 hours per day, and focused […]

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Recording of Panel Discussion on Implementation of IASC Guidelines on Disability Inclusion in Syria is now available!

By Patricia Flaam|15. October 2021

On 29 September 2021, Handicap International e.V. and the Centre for Humanitarian Action e.V. (CHA) have hosted an accessible online event (e.g. with international sign interpretation) on: “Two Years on – The IASC Guidelines on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action: What Are Promising Practices, Challenges and First Lessons Learned in Syria?” The […]

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Evaluation Report on Successful Training on „Meaningful Participation of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action“!

By Patricia Flaam|14. October 2021

Once again, we have analysed and summarised the feedback from participants, this time on our “Meaningful Participation of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action” training, in a detailed evaluation report. The activities carried out and key findings are listed below. The training (2,5 hours for two days) was designed by our project partner CBM and […]

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