UNICEF U.K. Executive Director Speaks About Humanitarian Organization Reform In Devex Interview
Devex: Q&A: Head of UNICEF U.K. on the need for humanitarian reform
“International humanitarian organizations need to put more resources into ‘foresight, knowledge, and analysis,’ take on more risk, maintain their independence from security actors, and be prepared to downsize in the wake of localization trends if they are to stay relevant and effective in a challenging aid environment, according to Mike Penrose, the new executive director of the United Nations Children’s Fund in the United Kingdom. … Devex caught up with Penrose … to find out more about his work at UNICEF U.K., and how he sees the humanitarian sector evolving…” (Edwards, 7/27).
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