Humanitarian and Development

The Humanitarian and Development Programme at IRIS was developed to help those in the welfare sector deal with the increasingly complex humanitarian environment and the new challenges facing international aid and cooperation. The Programme’s research activities are focused on strategic planning, geopolitics, international relations and organisational leadership. Its work analyses critical changes in the humanitarian system, their major driving forces and leveraging these changes strategically.

Iraq 2018 Scenarios: Planning after Mosul
Vaccines: questioning our super heroes
Partnerships between NGOs: Strategic Humanitarianism?
By Olivier Routeau, Emergencies and Operational Development Manager, Première Urgence Internationale
Humanitarian Disruption: A Collaborative Approach
by Olivier Lebel, Founder of Empor SRL and PROXIMUS, Previous Managing Director of Médecins du Monde and of the French Red Cross
Egypt 2020. The Impact of Military Consolidation on Long-Term Resilience
Future livehoods in Karamoja. A scenario Analysis looking forward to 2022
By the Inter-Agency Regional Analysts Network
Guns, Germs and Mankind
Patents and Access to Medicines: Blocks are political and not legal
by Céline Grillon, Harm reduction, HIV and hepatitis C Advocacy Adviser, Médecins du Monde
Using the Future to Humanity’s Advantage
by Michel Maietta, Senior Research Fellow, IRIS
Jordan and the Berm. Rukban and Hadalat 2017-2018
Overcoming the Challenges of Undernutrition in Tanzania through 2021
By the Inter-Agency Regional Analysts Network
Reducing Maternal Mortality in Low Income Countries: a societal challenges?
by Vincent De Brouwere, Institute of Tropical Médicine, Anvers
East Africa and the Horn in 2022: An Outlook for Strategic Positioning
Research Fellow
Magali Chelpi-den Hamer

Magali Chelpi-den Hamer
Research Fellow
Nathalie Ernoult
Research Fellow
Jacques Serba
Associate Research Fellow
Alice Baillat
Associate Research Fellow
Serge Michailof
Associate Research Fellow
Pierrick Le Jeune
Associate Research Fellow
Eilidh Kennedy
Associate Research Fellow
Antoine Petibon
Associate Research Fellow
Anne Sénéquier
Research Fellow
« Global Health » Think tank
Under the leadership of Nathalie Ernoult and Dr. Anne Senequier, the “Global Health” Think Tank’s ambition is to create an open and lively space for reflection where the powers that influence standards and regulatory frameworks in global health, are examined and analysed by our network of experts.
They trust us
  • Futuribles
  • University of Naples
  • University of Denver – Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures
  • Save the Children
  • Action Contre la Faim
  • Rädda Barnen
  • Médecins du Monde
  • Première Urgence International
  • Solidarités International
  • MSF Access Campaign
  • Alima
  • Make Sense