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Veronique Barbelet

Senior Research Fellow

Humanitarian Policy Group

Portrait of Veronique Barbelet

Veronique Barbelet joined the Humanitarian Policy Group as a Research Fellow in September 2013. She has worked for several years in the Humanitarian Policy Unit of the World Food Programme focusing on protection in food assistance. Her background research includes a PhD on humanitarian engagement with armed-non state actors.

Prior to her PhD, Veronique worked with Geneva Call, a Swiss NGO engaging armed groups on humanitarian issues. Veronique has conducted research for her PhD and WFP in Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya and several other places in Africa. Veronique holds a PhD from the Post-war Reconstruction and Development Unit of the University of York.

  1. Local humanitarian action during Covid-19: findings from a diary study

    Working papers

  2. Conflict, instability and hunger: breaking the cycle in the Central African Republic

    Meeting/conference reports

  3. Inclusion strategy and roadmap: outcomes from the inclusion priority topic at the 2021 Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week

    Meeting/conference reports

  4. Interrogating the evidence base on humanitarian localisation: a literature study

    Literature reviews

  5. Inclusion and exclusion in humanitarian action: the state of play


  6. Collective approaches to communication and community engagement: models, challenges and ways forward

    Research reports

  7. Collective approaches to risk communication and community engagement in the Ebola response in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo

    Research reports

  8. ‘All eyes are on local actors’: Covid-19 and local humanitarian action

    Briefing/policy papers

  9. ‘Every action counts’: why the humanitarian sector needs to fast-track inclusion

  10. Implementing the IASC Guidelines on inclusion of persons with disabilities in humanitarian action

    Briefing/policy papers

  11. Adolescent refugee challenges under Covid-19


  12. The Rohingya response in Bangladesh and the Global Compact on Refugees: lessons, challenges and opportunities

    Working papers

  13. Collective approaches to communication and community engagement in the Central African Republic

    Research reports

  14. The Global Compact on Refugees: lessons from Bangladesh

    Briefing/policy papers

  15. Rethinking capacity and complementarity for a more local humanitarian action

    Research reports

  16. Pursuing disaster risk reduction on fractured foundations: the case of Chad

    Research reports

  17. Rohingya refugees’ perspectives on their displacement in Bangladesh: uncertain futures

    Research reports

  18. Localising emergency preparedness and response through partnerships

    Research reports

  19. Local humanitarian action in the Democratic Republic of Congo: capacity and complementarity

    Working papers

  20. How to ensure Ethiopia’s ‘jobs compact’ works for refugees