Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Humanitarian Innovation Initiative (HI2)

The mission of HI² is to improve the effectiveness and accountability of disaster preparedness, humanitarian response, and post-emergency reconstruction through interdisciplinary research and educational programming that fosters collaboration between academics and practitioners both locally and globally.  LEARN MORE >  |  JOIN OUR MAILING LIST >

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With the goal of facilitating collaboration across disciplines, here we highlight both ongoing and recently completed research projects that are being carried out by our Affiliated Faculty and International Fellows.

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Reimagining the education and training, both locally and globally, of the next generation of humanitarian researchers, educators, and responders

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Stay informed on the latest developments on the most pressing global humanitarian challenges

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