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Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute

Bertrand Taithe speaks to Al Jazeera about the changing role of NGOs

17 February 2016

Professor Bertrand Taithe joined presenter Mike Hanna and fellow guests Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah, secretary general of CIVICUS, the World Alliance for Citizen Participation, and David Forsythe, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Nebraska, on Al Jazeera's Inside Story to debate the question 'How has ICRC's role changed over the years?'

Bertrand Taithe on Al Jazera TV

Providing aid to people in war zones has always been challenging. Humanitarian groups must deal with sometimes belligerent governments and now increasingly non-state actors. But in doing so, are these organisations losing their legitimacy?

You can find out more and watch the programme on the Al Jazeera website.

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