HAIC6320 | HUMANITARIAN ACTION ETHICS

The concept of humanitarian action ethics during conflicts; the historical development of humanitarian action and its association with intellectual schools of ethics; review of concepts, theories and controversy about humanitarian action ethics; humanitarian action ethics as seen by organizations working in the field; ethical management of humanitarian action; ethical contradictions of some humanitarian workers; dealing with the ethical challenges that may arise as a result of conflict, particularly in the context of armed targeting of humanitarian assistance; how to reconcile the needs of conflict victims, the conditions of the parties to the conflict and the policies of the donors so that aid is given to the most needy groups.

Prerequisite: 
HAIC7370 | HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTION
HAIC7380 | RESEARCH METHODS