conflicts and crises


Interviewed by the BBCGuardian, IRINNew York TimesTelegraph, DevExBistands Aktuelt, Mail & Guardian and others.  

Podcasts and Events

Panelist and speaker at events and trainings convened by Harvard University Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict, UK Department for International DevelopmentOverseas Development Institute and elsewhere. 


Blurred Vision: Why Aid Money Shouldn’t be Diverted to the Military, Independent, February 2013.

Remembering the Humanitarians, Al Jazeera, August 2012; reproduced in New Internationalist


Independent Review of the Capacities of UN Agencies, Funds and Programs to Deliver on the UN’s Mission to Sustain Peace, study commissioned by the UN Working Group on Transitions, August 2017 (with Sara Pantuliano, Victoria Metcalfe-Hough, Alastair McKechnie, Andy Carl, Pilar Domingo and Rima Al-Azar).

Presence and Proximity: To Stay and Deliver: Five Years On, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs & Norwegian Refugee Council, June 2017 (with Steve Zyck).

Acceptance Strategies in Conflict, DFID/GSDRC Briefing Note, May 2015. 

Protecting Civilians: the Gap between Norms and Practice, ODI Policy Brief, April 2014.

Thematic Evaluation: The Contribution of UN WOMEN to Increasing Women’s Leadership and Participation in Peace and Security and Humanitarian Response, UN WOMEN, September 2013 (team member; contributing author).

Sanctuary in the City? Urban Displacement in Peshawar, Pakistan, ODI Working Paper, April 2013 (with Irina Mosel).