The aim of IHSA is to strengthen and advance a global network of universities, specialised research centres, inter-governmental and non governmental organisations in order to enhance a better alignment between knowledge, policy and practice in resolving humanitarian crises.
To achieve this aim, IHSA shall support activities to:
A major IHSA activity is facilitating the International Conference of Humanitarian Studies every two years. More information about the latest conference can be found on the conference website.
More information about our goals and objectives can be found in our Vision Paper which was drafted in May 2017.