The world is changing fast. Humanitarian needs grow, due to political developments and climate change; the nature of crises is becoming more complex and protracted; and new players are demanding a role within the humanitarian playing field. What are the implications of this for Western INGOs? What are challenges and what could be the added value of Western INGOs in about ten years?
To inspire Dutch humanitarian CEOs at the start of a day of strategic decision making, KUNO asked Heba Aly to stir up their minds at the opening session of the Dutch Relief Alliance (DRA).
Hebe Aly is director of The New Humanitarian (formerly IRIN News), the independent non-profit news organisation focussing on humanitarian issues.