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

Partnerships

Civilian-Military Humanitarian Coordination

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Through a longstanding partnership between the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs and U.S Naval War College (NWC), CHRHS is dedicated to enhancing research, professional education, and a community of practice in humanitarian civilian-military coordination. Working in collaboration with the Humanitarian Response Program at NWC, we are breaking new ground within the humanitarian space, expanding upon the existing evidence base for effective coordination during humanitarian emergencies, developing new avenues for information sharing between humanitarian, military, and academic communities, and creating vibrant educational offerings for the multitude of actors who respond to crises. More >

North American Alliance of Hazards and Disaster Research Institutes

CHRHS is a member organization of North American Alliance of Hazards and Disaster Research Institutes (NAAHDRI). NAAHDRI is dedicated to bringing together the leaders of hazards and disaster research centers and institutes throughout North America as well as partner individuals and organizations to advance research, education, advocacy, and action. In doing so, NAAHDRI seeks to provide a forum and structure for academic hazards and disaster research centers and institutes to communicate and cooperate to further research and its application. More >

PAATCHH

The Professional Association of Academic Training Centers in Humanitarian Health (PAATCHH), composed of North American universities and NGOs, aims to address the need for greater professionalization of the humanitarian workforce, promote the rigorous implementation of evidence-based practice, and foster a culture of innovation and knowledge dissemination. As a member of PAATCHH, CHRHS is committed to strengthening the long-standing and rich collaboration between its constituent members and partners in the global south through an exchange of personnel, ideas, and resources. More >