Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies (CHRHS)


Brown-PDRF Humanitarian Field Program

An Intensive Course on Innovation in International and Local Humanitarian Coordination in the ASEAN Region

Program Dates: September 15-21, 2019

CHRHS Training Seed Grants

CHRHS annually funds the development of new currivulum, workshops, and simulation-based learning, both within existing institutions and as a kick-starter for independent initiatives. Funded Projects >

BIARI Philippines 2018

From October 21-27, 2018, the BIARI Philippines program convened an interdisciplinary group of 48 academics and practitioners from across the Philippines and other ASEAN nations in Pampanga, Philippines for a week-long training on community resilience as it pertains to disaster risk reduction and management. More >

Global Emergency Response & Recovery Partner Engagement

In support of the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) mandate to ensure rapid response to public health emergencies of international concern under the Global Health Security Agenda, this CDC-funded project is a Consortium between Brown University faculty and three operational humanitarian organizations, including International Medical Corps, Africa Humanitarian Action, and Mercy Malaysia. More >