Following this exercise, students should become aware of some of the virtues, challenges and responsibilities of providing neutral humanitarian assistance in practice.
Please watch the video below and answer the following multiple choice questions.
Well-known author and long-time relief worker, Fiona Terry, has spent most of the last 20 years involved in humanitarian operations in different parts of the world including northern Iraq, Somalia, the Great Lakes region of Africa, Liberia, Sudan, Sierra Leone and Myanmar. Terry holds a Ph.D. in international relations and political science from the Australian National University. She is the author of "Condemned to Repeat? The Paradox of Humanitarian Action," which won the 2006 Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order. Through the prism of her long experience on the ground, Terry explores the virtues, challenges and responsibilities of providing neutral humanitarian aid in her TEDxRC² talk.