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Exploring ethics in humanitarian innovation

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Should we promote innovation in high-need, high-risk environments to find and share solutions? How do we support people living in crisis situations to have a say in or lead action and take forward ideas? How do we build trust and manage expectations when ideas take time to get off the ground and can fail? How do we protect people's intellectual property and see they are rightfully compensated?  

In conversation with DEPP Innovation Labs, Kristin Sandvik, Research Professor of Humanitarian Studies, University of Oslo explores ethical dilemmas arising from working directly with disaster-affected communities in humanitarian innovation programmes. 

 

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