This 30 minutes session follows the "Advanced learning session on humanitarian principles" and focuses on the core humanitarian principle of independence. By going through it, you will deepen your understanding on:

  • The core principle of independence, both in its definition and its implementation;
  • Practical implications of independence in the course of humanitarian action;
  • Nature of challenges and dilemmas involved in translating independence into operations, particularly in regard to financial independence;
  • Potential new funding mechanisms that will improve financial independence from traditional donor model.