2019 AURORA DIALOGUES OVERVIEW

2019 Aurora Dialogues will take place in Armenia on October 17 – 21, 2019, during the inaugural Aurora Forum. Distinguished humanitarians, academics, philanthropists, business leaders and members of civil society will gather to drive positive action across some of the world’s most pressing humanitarian, technological, scientific, educational and social challenges.
2019 Aurora Dialogues will take place in Armenia on October 17 – 19, 2019, during the inaugural Aurora Forum.
English

2018 AURORA DIALOGUES BERLIN

Global humanitarian activists and organizations gathered at the Aurora Dialogues in Berlin on December 11-12 to discuss and identify solutions to some of the world’s most prevalent humanitarian challenges. The event titled “Humanity in a Fragile World – Partnering for Change” focused on discussions about the on-going refugee crisis, displacement and migration, conflict scenarios and the growing trend of populism.
he event titled “Humanity in a Fragile World – Partnering for Change” focused on discussions about the on-going refugee crisis, displacement and migration, conflict scenarios and the growing trend of populism.
English

AGENDA

2019 Aurora Dialogues will take place in Armenia on October 17 – 21, 2019, during the inaugural Aurora Forum. Distinguished humanitarians, academics, philanthropists, business leaders and members of civil society will gather to drive positive action across some of the world’s most pressing humanitarian, technological, scientific, educational and social challenges.
2019 Aurora Dialogues will drive positive action across some of the world’s most pressing humanitarian, technological, scientific, educational and social challenges.
English

A World Under Pressure

The opening panel of the 2018 Aurora Dialogues Berlin brought together Tom Catena, 2017 Aurora Prize Laureate; Wolfgang Huber, Former Chair of the Council, Evangelische Kirche Deutschland (EKD); Cem Özdemir, Member of German Parliament; Düzen Tekkal, Founder and Chairwoman, Háwar, and Tania von Uslar-Gleichen, Director for Human Rights, International Development and Social Affairs. The discussion, moderated by international broadcaster Nik Gowing, was titled A World Under Pressure.
The opening panel of 2018 Aurora Dialogues Berlin.
English

Speakers

2019 Aurora Dialogues will take place in Armenia on October 17 – 21, 2019, during the inaugural Aurora Forum. Distinguished humanitarians, academics, philanthropists, business leaders and members of civil society will gather to drive positive action across some of the world’s most pressing humanitarian, technological, scientific, educational and social challenges.
Distinguished humanitarians, academics, philanthropists and members of civil society will convene in Armenia.
English

Conversation with Tom Catena

The Q&A was part of the 2018 Aurora Dialogues Berlin that brought together global humanitarian activists and organizations. The conversation between Der Tagesspiegel Editor Dorothee Nolte and Aurora Humanitarian Initiative Chair Doctor Tom Catena, physician at the Mother of Mercy Hospital in the Nuba Mountains and 2017 Aurora Prize Laureate, took place on December 11.
The incredible life story of the inaugural Chair of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative, told by the man himself
English

2019 Young Aurora: The Three Finalists

It is our pleasure to announce that after a highly competitive process involving student-initiated projects from across UWC schools and colleges and the African Leadership Academy, the three project teams selected for the final stage are: Smokeless Kitchens from UWC East Africa, Precious Plastic from UWC Pearson College and Young Voices from UWC Atlantic College. We congratulate all three teams as they prepare to present their projects during the inaugural Aurora Forum in Armenia on October 18.
All three teams will present their projects during the inaugural Aurora Forum in Armenia on October 18.
English

Humanity in a Fragile World

The first session of the 2018 Aurora Dialogues Berlin that brought together global humanitarian activists and organizations took place on December 12 and opened with remarks by moderator Nik Gowing, international broadcaster and visiting Professor at Kings College London. Franz Fischler, President of the European Forum Alpbach; Wolfgang Ischinger, Chairman, Munich Security Conference; Michael Keating, Executive Director, European Institute of Peace, and Anja Langenbucher, Director Europe Office, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, took part in the discussion titled Humanity in a Fragile World.
The first session of the 2018 Aurora Dialogues Berlin.
English

Partnering for Change

The second session of the 2018 Aurora Dialogues Berlin that brought together global humanitarian activists and organizations took place on December 12. It opened with remarks by Michael Werz, Senior Fellow at the Centre for American Progress. Katrine Camilleri, Director, Jesuit Refugee Service in Malta; Saran Kaba Jones, CEO and Founder, FACE Africa; Sunitha Krishnan, 2018 Aurora Humanitarian, and Christopher Lockyear, Secretary General, Médicins Sans Frontières (MSF) International, took part in the discussion titled Partnering for Change and moderated by Dorothee Nolte, Editor of Der Tagesspiegel, who introduced the panelists.
The second session of the 2018 Aurora Dialogues Berlin.
English

Scaling up Impact

The third session of the 2018 Aurora Dialogues Berlin that brought together global humanitarian activists and organizations took place on December 12 and opened with remarks by moderator Nik Gowing, international broadcaster and Visiting Professor at Kings College London. Andreas Rickert, CEO and Founder of PHINEO; Goran Buldioski, Co-Director of the Open Society Initiative for Europe; Geert Cappelaere, Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa at UNICEF; Megan Roberts, Deputy Director of Policy Planning at United Nations Foundation, and Ruben Vardanyan, Co-Founder of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative, took part in the discussion titled Scaling up Impact.
The third session of the 2018 Aurora Dialogues Berlin.
English

2018 AURORA DIALOGUES BERLIN OVERVIEW

2018 Aurora Dialogues Berlin “Humanity in a Fragile World: Partnering for Change” will take place in the capital of Germany on December 11 – 12, 2018. Distinguished humanitarians, academics, philanthropists, business leaders and members of civil society will focus on multilateral, multi-stakeholder approaches in facilitating timely responses and finding sustainable solutions to the world’s most pressing humanitarian crises.
“Humanity in a Fragile World: Partnering for Change”
English

Agenda

2018 Aurora Dialogues Berlin “Humanity in a Fragile World: Partnering for Change” will take place in the capital of Germany on December 11 – 12, 2018. Distinguished humanitarians, academics, philanthropists, business leaders and members of civil society will focus on multilateral, multi-stakeholder approaches in facilitating timely responses and finding sustainable solutions to the world’s most pressing humanitarian crises.
The program will focus on multilateral, multi-stakeholder approaches in facilitating timely responses and finding sustainable solutions to the world’s most pressing humanitarian crises.
English

Organizing Partners

2018 Aurora Dialogues Berlin “Humanity in a Fragile World: Partnering for Change” will take place in the capital of Germany on December 11 – 12, 2018. The event is organized by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative, the Global Perspectives Initiative, the Federal Foreign Office (Germany), the Roland Berger Foundation, the Robert Bosch Stiftung, EY and UNICEF.
2018 Aurora Dialogues Berlin is organized by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative, Global Perspectives Initiative, Federal Foreign Office (Germany), Roland Berger Foundation, Robert Bosch Stiftung, EY and UNICEF.
English

Speakers ##redirect_to_speakers_6##

2018 Aurora Dialogues Berlin “Humanity in a Fragile World: Partnering for Change” will take place in the capital of Germany on December 11 – 12, 2018. Distinguished humanitarians, academics, philanthropists, business leaders and members of civil society will focus on multilateral, multi-stakeholder approaches in facilitating timely responses and finding sustainable solutions to the world’s most pressing humanitarian crises.
Distinguished humanitarians, academics, philanthropists, business leaders and members of civil society will convene in Berlin.
English

Global coalition launches refugee self-reliance initiative

On the sidelines of the 2018 UN General Assembly (UNGA), the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative (AHI), RefugePoint and the Women’s Refugee Commission partnered to host a forum titled, “Better Lives Now: Leveraging Refugees’ Talents” to launch the Refugee Self-Reliance Initiative, a joint effort by a coalition of organisations, government agencies, foundations, research institutes and other partners focused on promoting opportunities for refugees to become self-reliant.
World’s first global cross-sector coalition of organizations, government agencies and foundations launches a joint effort focused on promoting opportunities for refugees to become self-reliant.
English