Speaking Engagements

2018

  • Diner pensant on ‘scholar engagement with migration and European borders’, UVA, 17 December
  • Launch Internatonial Panel for Migration, Sciencepo, Paris, 10 December
  • Training on ‘gender and development’, 60 participants, ISDR/ CREGED Bukavu, DRC, 14-15 November
  • ‘Media and humanitarian crisis’, guest lecture for Journalism students, Utrecht, 20 October
  • Public event on Ombuds in aid sector, Humanity House, the Hague, 21 September
  • Presentation Ombuds report to international donor roundtable, the Hague, 7 September
  • ‘Resilience humanitarianism’, lecture KUNO summerschool, 20 participants, the Hague, 5 July
  • ‘Sexual violence in aid sector’, Speech at annual event Eurocross insurance, 50pp, 27 June
  • ‘Local governance and humanitarianism’, VNG, the Hague, 24 April
  • ‘Climate refugees’, Earth Day, Kennemerland library, 22 April
  •  ‘When disaster meets Conflict’, presentation at VOICE, Brussels, 20 April
  • ‘#Aidtoo, abuse in aid’, 45” testimony parliamentary hearing, the Hague, 26 March
  • ‘Resilience humanitarianism’, global director conference, Integral Alliance, Amersfoort, 20 March
  • ‘Women in conflict’, Amnesty International, Nijmegen
  • Commentator on #Aidtoo agenda of MOFA, policy/ civil society dialogue, the Hague, 6 March
  • Launch special issue ‘gender, sexuality and violence in humanitarian emergencies’, Overseas Development Institute, London, 13 February

2017

  • World Humanitarian Action Forum inaugural event, panel chair, London, 28 November
  • ‘Future humanitarian aid’, START directors meeting, the Hague, 15 November
  • ‘Partnership in conflict’, chair launch report, International Alert, Oxfam, London, 31 October
  • ‘Citizenship and humanitarian response’, breakfast lecture PRIO, Oslo, 9 October
  • ‘Internationalisation of the city’, Diner pensant, the Hague municipality, 5 July
  • ‘Trends in humanitarian aid’, Tiffany circle, the Hague, 5 July
  • ‘Safety and security of fieldwork’, Keynote annual CERES meeting, Utrecht, 22 June
  • ‘Population growth and conflict’, Rutger Stichting, Pakhuis de Zwijger, 21 June
  • ‘Trends in aid’, ZOA conference, Amersfoort, 2 June
  • ‘Sustainable Development Goals’, Young Democrats (D66), Utrecht, 29 May
  • ‘Trends in humanitarian action’, Partos spring event, Amsterdam, 13 April
  • ‘Resilience humanitarianism’, Institute of Development Studies, Brighton, UK, 15 March

2016

  • ‘Urban reconstruction’, VNG/ Humanity House, the Hague, 30 November
  • ‘Crisis caravan’, panel debate with Linda Polman, de Balie, Amsterdam, 27 November
  • Lecture following film of Movies that Matter in Arnhem (23 November) end Middelburg (8 November)
  • ‘Exit development aid’, debate on IOB evaluation report, Humanity house, the Hague
  • ‘Writing skills training’, 15 pp, CEPA, Sri Lanka, 23-29 June
  • ‘Peace movements in complex emergencies’, SID and ISS, the Hague
  • Development dialogue with parliamentarians, organized with Partos and ISS, the Hague, 31 May
  • Press conference on humanitarian summit, Humanity House, the Hague, 17 May
  • ‘World humanitarian summit, what to expect?’, Caritas, Beirut, 3 May
  • ‘Efficiency in advocacy’, Partos, the Hague, 14 April
  • ‘Reparation victims sexual violence’, consultation with judges of ICC, the Hague, 1 April
  • ‘Linking relief to development’, Roundtable, VOICE, the Hague, 18 February
  • ‘Gender research in DRC’, presentation for donor representative, Swiss Embassy, Kinshasa, 11 February
  • ‘Livelihoods in Eastern DRC’, research presentation for DFID and IRC, Kinshasa, 10 February
  • ‘Advocacy for development’, training for SNV country directors, 12pp, the Hague, 5 February
  • ‘Transactional sex in DRC’, presentation to Gutmacher Foundation, New York, 28 January
  • ‘Sexual violence responses in DRC’, presentation to DPKO, New York

2015

  • ‘Blood minerals DRC’, Afrikadag, Amsterdam, 1 November
  • ‘Resilience’, presentation research to Partners for Resilience conference, 6 October
  • ‘Peacebuilding and humanitarianism’, International Day of Peace seminar, Wageningen, 26 September
  • ‘Issues in humanitarian aid’, Probus, Driebergen, 15 September

2013

  • ‘Imageries in humanitarian action’, Humanity House, 17 December
  • ‘Faith-based humanitarianism’, Religion studies association, Amsterdam, 11 December
  • ‘Transitions in Solutions’, Roundtable UNDP, UNHCR, MFA, the Hague, 18 April
  • ‘Haiti earthquake response’, debate on evaluation with Saskia Stuiveling, Humanity House, the Hague, 24 January

2012

  • ‘Humanitarian ethics’, Norvegian Refugee Care event, Brussels, 4 December
  • Training of DRR European volunteers, 15 pp, ICCO, the Hague
  • ‘Interactive research’, PSO conference, the Hague, 23 November
  • ‘Changes in humanitarian aid’, debate with Alp Özerdem, Humanity House, the Hague, 8 November
  • ‘Disaster Risk Reduction’, International day for DRR, NRK, the Hague, 15 October
  • ‘Changes in aid’, debate with Linda Polman, Humanity House, 11 October
  • ‘History of aid’, NWO public event with top-scientists, MUSEON, the Hague, 7 October
  • ‘Role of Syrian red crescent society’, facilitator of closed meeting, the Hague, 5 September
  • ‘Imagery in aid’, speech at opening art exhibition, Discover, Amersfoort, 22 June
  • ‘Justice for sale’, commentary Movies that Matter, Den Bosch, 16 June
  • ‘Sexual violence response’, international workshop MFA, the Hague, 23 May
  • ‘LRRD’ Keynote at 20th anniversary symposium, VOICE, Brussels, 22 May
  • ‘Service delivery in fragile states’, Peace, security and development, Utrecht, 5 April
  • ‘Sudanese Women Voice for Peace’, SIB/ CREA, Amsterdam, 20 March

2011

  • ‘Emergency aid under threat’, Panel Stichting Vluchteling, the Hague, 15 December
  • ‘Media in crisis’, chair seminar Humanity House, the Hague, 8 December
  • ‘Multi-stakeholder platforms in fragile states’, Conference MFA, the Hague, 7 December
  • ‘Giro 555’, chair seminar, Humanity House, the Hague, 1 December
  • ‘Humanitarian assistance’, seminar, Groningen University, 28 November
  • ‘Bitter Seeds’, commentary, IDFA, Amsterdam, 23 November
  • ‘Food aid’, World food day seminar, Ministry of EL&I, WUR, Amsterdam, 15 October
  • ‘Horn of Africa’, Doopsgezinde gemeente, Steenwijk, 12 October
  • ‘Horn of Africa’, Panel organized by student association, Utrecht, 26 September
  • ‘War trauma’, panel discussion Theater aan de Werf, Utrecht, 22 May
  • Commentary after theatre play Mighty Society, with Eric de Vroedt, Haarlem, 20 May
  • ‘Service delivery in fragile states’, seminar Bujumbura, 18 April
  • ‘Disaster risk reduction’, lunch lecture MFA, the Hague
  • ‘When disaster meets conflict’, seminar Humanity House, the Hague, 31 March
  • ‘Haiti, one year after’, Humanity House, the Hague, 12 January

2010

  • ‘Coordination humanitarian aid’, Wereldpodium, Tilburg, 9 December
  • ‘Coordination humanitarian aid’, Keynote military academy conference, Breda
  • ‘Disaster, conflict and crisis’, Studium Generale debate with Ko Colijn, Rotterdam
  • Parliamentary dialogue on Haiti organised by Christenunie, the Hague, 25 October
  • Humanitarian aid training for diplomats, 15pp, the Hague, 14-15 October
  • ‘Mindsets of humanitarians’, seminar University of Sussex, 30 September
  • Convenor workshop on Angola to present research, Wageningen, 23 September
  • ‘Human rights and humanitarianism’, symposium SIM, Utrecht,  September
  • ‘Trends in humanitarian aid’, diplomat training, Clingendael, the Hague, 3 June
  • ‘Local knowledge and disaster’, workshop Foncicyt, Helsinki, 29 May
  • ‘Humanitarian dilemmas’, Hendrik Kramer Institute, Utrecht, 26 May
  • ‘Islamic humanitarianism’, chair debate with Bruno de Cordier, the Hague, 20 May
  • ‘Humanitarian aid’, training foreign correspondents NOS, the Hague, 27 April
  • ’50 year independence of DRC’, panel chair Afrikadag, the Hague, 24 April
  • ‘Ethics and hazards of fieldwork’, CERES, Utrecht, 8 April
  • ‘Fragile states’, ZOA refugee care directors meeting, 23 March
  • ‘Right to food and politics of food aid’, forum discussion, WUR, 15 February
  • ‘Accountability in Haiti response’, Café Humanitaire, the Hague, 11 February
  • ‘Climate change and DRR’, MFS-II coalition, Wetlands, Ede, 9 February