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Heba Aly
Crises | Journalism | Aid policy. Director of . 2018 Young Global Leader. Watch my :
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Heba Aly 10h
: "The only fire under our butts is our moral compass – and that's not enough." on need for greater accountability among philanthropic foundations. Encouraging to see such reflections on best practice in aid.
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IRIN News 13h
Gear up for the week: Here's what to look out for in this year’s annual gathering of world leaders in New York
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Christiane Amanpour 16h
What lesson from Nelson Mandela have world leaders failed to follow? “Courage,” his widow Graca Machel tells me. “Courageous leadership to do the right thing, at the right time – I feel this is what is missing.”
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Heba Aly 14h
about with former leader of South Africa’s Opposition . More 5Qs on ’ instagram:
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Heba Aly 16h
Replying to @HebaJournalist
UNGA: Where you have to line up to cross the street.
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Heba Aly 16h
Replying to @Canada @g7
: "There are no silver bullets in development, but if there was one, I think everyone would agree: it's education." 's govt on unprecedented focus on education at the , including $3 billion for new initiative to integrate refugees into education systems.
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Heba Aly 16h
Replying to @Federation
: "Your organisation is the cheese in the (humanitarian response) sandwich." Best ever description of the International of Red Cross and Red Crescent societies?
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Heba Aly 17h
: "In life, it's not bad to have positive obsessions." EU Humanitarian Aid Commissioner Christos Stylianides on EU's 10-fold increase in $ for education in emergencies (to 208 million euros) in last 4 yrs. Target: No child out of school in war for more than 3 mnths
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Heba Aly 18h
A few interesting UNGA tidbits here, like why Brazil speaks first and Castro’s 4-hour speech:
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Heba Aly 18h
The fun of trying to access the UN during General Assembly week. Stay tuned for more grumblings from New York!
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Heba Aly 22h
Replying to @JFCrisp @irinnews
Don’t worry , we’re rebranding. New name coming your way in 2019!
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Heba Aly 22h
Replying to @JFCrisp
Fair enough - it suggests that the dependency is somehow the refugees’ fault rather than a structural problem.
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Heba Aly 22h
I suspect will fair better with this move than his past ones (appointing Mugabe goodwill ambassador for instance)
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Heba Aly Sep 20
Replying to @JFCrisp
So what does aid dependency mean to you? All I am saying is that there are better ways for the intl community to support long-term refugees than through humanitarian aid;. Only 3% of refugees find a durable solution via resettlement, local integration or voluntary repatriation.
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IRIN News Sep 20
Replying to @rohakiza
"There is more good in supporting refugees than in rejecting them... Give us the support we deserve and we will pay you back with interest."-, Co-Founder, YARID
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Heba Aly Sep 20
Replying to @JFCrisp
The millions living in camps (in some cases, for decades) who require support from UNHCR but want to live independent, self-sufficient lives. Is there a debate here?
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Heba Aly Sep 20
UN General Assembly madness begins today (for me anyway), with a much-needed discussion on how refugees can break the cycle of aid dependency.
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Heba Aly Sep 19
The ever-vogue team :)
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James Wan Aug 24
Just stuck this to my wall so I can be relatively less stressed at taking my eye off the ball in and and relatively more at not following things closely enough in and .
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Heba Aly Aug 23
Libya, post-IS: When you finally come home after war, only to find skeletons - literally - in your stairwell.
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