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Aid Workers Complete Humanitarian Diplomacy Training

6 September 2021 - 14:35

The idea of humanitarian diplomacy is a relatively recent one. When and how can you best approach a diplomat? How can you honor the humanitarian principles when engaging with political actors?

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