Restructuring Today’s Humanitarian Sector with Jacob Kurtzer

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In this episode, Jacob Kurtzer, director of the CSIS Humanitarian Agenda, sits down with GFSP director Caitlin Welsh to examine the nature of humanitarian emergencies today and factors that are shaping current humanitarian responses. Mr. Kurtzer considers how the sector can shift funding towards local partners and better integrate humanitarian considerations into U.S. foreign policy and national security strategies. Ms. Welsh and Mr. Kurtzer conclude the episode by discussing the changes he hopes to see for the humanitarian sector in the coming years.
Caitlin Welsh
Director, Global Food and Water Security Program
Jacob Kurtzer
Senior Associate (Non-Resident), Humanitarian Agenda