By Kristin Bergtora Sandvik,Katja Lindskov Jacobsen

Despite the most important value of responsibility for the legitimacy of humanitarian motion, insufficient educational realization has been given to how the idea that of responsibility is evolving in the specific branches of the humanitarian company. as much as now, there exists no accomplished account of what we label the 'technologies of accountability', the results in their interplay, or the query of ways the present flip to decision-making software program and biometrics as either the skill and ends of responsibility might give a contribution to reshaping humanitarian governance.


UNHCR and the fight for Accountability explores the UNHCR's quest for responsibility through viewing the UNHCR's responsibility responsibilities in the course of the net of institutional relationships in which the employer is put (beneficiaries, host governments, enforcing companions, donors, the administrative Committee and UNGA). The ebook takes a multidisciplinary strategy for you to light up many of the layers and relationships that represent responsibility and in addition to mirror on what constitutes good enough accountability.


This e-book contributes to the dialogue relating to how we build wisdom approximately options in humanitarian reports and is a invaluable source for teachers, researchers and execs within the components of anthropology, historical past, diplomacy, overseas legislation, technological know-how, know-how reviews and socio-legal studies.

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Regardless of the most important value of responsibility for the legitimacy of humanitarian motion, insufficient educational consciousness has been given to how the idea that of responsibility is evolving in the particular branches of the humanitarian firm. during the past, there exists no complete account of what we label the 'technologies of accountability', the results in their interplay, or the query of the way the present flip to decision-making software program and biometrics as either the ability and ends of responsibility could give a contribution to reshaping humanitarian governance.

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