SAHEL - Burkina Faso declares crisis

The Sahel region is facing a severe food and nutrition crisis with an estimated 15 million people at risk of food insecurity and more than 1 million children at risk of acute severe malnutrition. Among other countries Burkina Faso has called for national and international solidarity.  

First Humanitarian Congress in Vienna 2011 - a great success!

On 21st October 2011 the First Humanitarian Congress took successfully place at the University of Vienna, Austria.  The high number of participants and the agitated discussions during the conference sessions reflected the up-to-dateness and the brisance of this topic.

ECHO Annual Conference

On 18th and 19th of October 2011 HOPE'87 participated for at the ECHO Annual Conference at the EC in Brussels. The Conference focussed on new challenges in the field of humanitarian aid and on how to address them collectively.

Visit also: http://ec.europa.eu/echo/

 

General Assembly of HOPE'87

On October 12th the annual General Assembly of HOPE'87 took place at the Haus-, Hof- und Staatsarchiv ("Royal Archives") in Vienna. This year's meeting marked the 20th anniversary of the tenure of the Secretary General of HOPE'87.

First Humanitarian Congress

HuKo Logo 2011

HOPE'87 in co-operation with Doctors Without Borders, Austrian Red Cross, Diakonie, CARE, Caritas, World Vision and Global Responsibility and in association with the Institute for International Development at the University of Vienna, is proud to present Austria's first Humanitarian Congress.

In Memoriam of H.E. Ambassador Dr Walther Backes

In memoriam...

It is with grieve that we have learnt about the sad death of H.E. Ambassador (ret) Dr Walther Backes, former Member of the Board of HOPE'87.

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