The mission of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) is to conduct research and education on the practice of relieving human suffering in war and disaster by advancing the science and practice of humanitarian response worldwide. HHI’s aim is to relieve human suffering in war and disaster by conducting interdisciplinary, practice-based research and education that can be used by scholors, policymakers, CSOs, NGOs, and other foster interdisciplinary coloboration in order to:
– Improve the effectiveness of human strategies for relief, protection and prevention
– Instill human rights principles and practices in these strategies and
– Educate and train the next generation of humanitarian leaders.