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International diploma in humanitarian assistance (idha)
Faculty

The IIHA gathers faculty members and visiting lecturers from a variety of influential organizations to teach the IDHA courses. The following is a list of individuals who have contributed to the courses since their establishment in 1997.

A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N  O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z

A

Fathia Abdalla, UNHCR
Shalimar Abdullah , M.D., National University of Malaysia (UKM)
Jo Adamson, UK mission to the UN in Geneva
Reshma Adatia, MSF
Pilar Aguilar, UNICEF
Victoria Akyeampong, UNHCR
Mohamed Al Sadr, M.D., Torture Specialist
Jessica Alexander, IIHA, Fordham University
Michael Alford, UNHCR
Sajid Alikhan, UN
Richard Allen, The Mentor Initiative
Deborah Amos, NPR
Karuna Anbarasan, UNHCR
Robin Andersen, Ph.D., Director, Peace and Justice Studies Program, Fordham University
Ambassador Anne Anderson, Permanent Representative of Ireland to the UN
Kofi Annan, Secretary General of the United Nations
Pino Annunziata, M.D. WHO
Syméon Antoulas, ICRC
Oscar Arias, UNCAS


B

Myriam Baele, UNHCR
Martin Barber, UN Mine Action Service
Garry Barret, USAID
William Barriga, IOM
Rick Barton, UNHCR
Xavier Bartroli, Catalonian Government
Gian Battista Bacchetta, ICRC
Charles Beadling, Center for Disaster and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine
Michael Begley, Spiritan Asylum Services Initiative (SPIRASI), Ireland
Peter Bekker, Will & Energy, LLC
Diego Beltrand, IOM
Hugo Benavides, Ph.D., Dept. of Sociology & Anthropology, Fordham University
Judy Benjamin, IRC
Catherine Bertini, Former Executive Director, WFP; Syracuse University
Rita Bhatia, WFP
Barthold Bierens de Haan, M.D., ICRC
Jean-Marc Biquet, MSF
Einar Bjorgo, UNOSAT
John Black, IFRC
Leonard Blazeby, ICRC
Olivier Bluteau, MSF
Marco Boasso, IOM
Riccardo Bocco, IUED
Urs Boegli, ICRC
Laurence Boisson de Chazournes, University of Geneva
Ronald Boland, Thunderbird University
Samantha Bolton, MSF
Max Bonnel, OCHA
Jean-Yves Bouchardy, M.D., UNHCR
Maurice Bourquin, Rector, University of Geneva
Boutros Boutros-Ghali, UN Secretary-General
Ed Bradley, CBS News
Col. Charles L. Brantz, UNPROFOR
Laura Brav, MSF
Rachel Brett, Author
Arnold Brown, M.D.
Mark Malloch Brown, UNDP
Gro Harlem Brundtland, M.D., M.P.H., WHO
Martine Brunschwig Graf, Minister of Education, Geneva
Bediako Buahene, UNHCR
Anita Bundegaard, UNHCR
Marc André Bünzli, SDC
Frederick M. Burkle, Johns Hopkins University
Gilbert Burnham, Johns Hopkins University
Nancy Busch-Rossnagel, Fordham University
Helmut Buss, UNHCR
Lisa Buttenheim, Senior Political Advisor to the UN Director General, Geneva
Nan Buzard, UNHCR
Nicolas Bwakira, UNHCR


C

Brendan Cahill, IIHA, Fordham University
John D. Cahill, M.D., Columbia University
Kevin M. Cahill, M.D.
Piero Calvi Parisetti, OCHA
Lt. Jack Cambria, NYPD
David Caputo, President, Hunter College
Manuel Carballo, M.D., ICMH
Gilles Carbonnier,  ICRC
Xavier Castellanos, IFRC
Jorge Castilla, M.D., MSF
Vinicio Cerezo, UNCAS
Sarah Chandy, TB Coordinator, Langata Division
Jagan Chapagain, IFRC
Luc Chauvin, UNICEF
Francesco Checchi, WHO
Didier Cherpitel, IFRC
Bernard Chomilier, IFRC
Anwarul K. Chowdury, UN Under-Secretary General
Darcy Christen, ICRC
Laura Ciaffi, MSF
Andrew Clapham, IUHEI
Christopher Clark, UN Mine Action Service
Michel Clerc, MSF
Nat Colletta, World Bank
Alessandro Colombo, M.D., WHO
Maire Connolly, M.D., WHO
Riccardo Conti, ICRC
Richard Cook, UNRWA
Danielle Coquoz, ICRC
Robin Coupland, M.D., ICRC
Major General Tim Cross, Ministry of Defense UK
Dominic Crowley, Concern
Wendy Cue, OCHA
Andrea Cullinan, UNIFEM
Andrew Cunningham, MSF
Mark Cutts, MSF

D

Henia Dakkak, UNFPA
Luca Dall'Oglio, IOM
Fr. D’Agostino
Pascal Daudin, ICRC
Steven Davey, IFRC
Rick Davis, NBC War Correspondent
Sean Deely, IFRC
Pamela Delargy, UNFPA
Staffan de Mistura, UNSSC
Roland Desmeules, ICRC
Nicolas De Torrente, MSF-USA
Robert P. DeVecchi, CFR
Micheline Diépart, M.D., WHO
Philippe Dind, ICRC
Louise Doswald Beck, Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva
Colonel Colm Doyle, Irish Army
Olivier DuBois, ICRC
Luc Dumoulin, ICRC
Jean Dupraz, UNICEF


E

Sadig Elamin, OCHA
Jan Eliasson, President UN General Assembly
Erzsébet El-Charbaji, Hungarian Baptist Aid
Brigadier James Ellery, Aegis
Akram Eltom, M.D., IOM
Nancy Ely-Raphel, Save the Children
Paul Emes, IFRC
Daniel Endres, UNHCR
John Entelis, Fordham University
Francesca Erdelmann, WFP
Dr. Bruce Eshaya-Chauvin, Institut de Médecine Sociale et Préventive, Geneva
Yves Etienne, ICRC
Nicholas Evans, UN-Habitat
Geldolph Everts, UNHCR

F

Valeria Fabbroni, COOPI
Euwke Faber, Netherlands Mission to UN
Richard Falk, Princeton University
Abdulrahim Abby Farah, Former UN Under-Secretary-General
Ghassem Fardanesh, UNHCR
Erika Feller, UNHCR
Jamie Fellner, HRW
Sheri Fink, M.D., Author
Fr. Angus Finucane, Concern Worldwide
David Fisher, IFRC
Nigel Fisher, UNOPS
Martin S. Flaherty, Fordham University
Shepard Forman, NYU
Jacques Forster, ICRC
Veronica Foubert, SPHERE
Anne Sophie Fournier, MSF
Ivo Freijsen, OCHA
Josh Friedman, Newsday UN Bureau Chief
Fenella Frost, UNDP
Ambassador Walter Fust, DDC


G

Sr. Ephigenia Gachiri, Loreto Sisters
John F. Galbraith, Catholic Medical Mission

Ibrahim A. Gambari, UN Under-Secretary-General, Special Adviser on Africa
Arancha Garcia del Soto, Ph.D., Fordham University
General Jay Garner, Former Director of Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance, Iraq
Ulrich Garms, OHCHR
Laurie Garrett, CFR

Elias Gasagara, WVI
Michelle Gayer, M.D., WHO
Pierre Gelas, OCHA
Reema Ghelani, UN-OCHA
Emanuella Gillard, ICRC
Herbert Gilles, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Edward Girardet, Media Action International
Jennifer Glasse, Journalist
Henk van Goethem, UNHCR
Anne Golaz, M.D., UNHCR
Justice Richard J. Goldstone, Fordham University
Jean Pierre Gontard, IUED
Jesus Gonzalez Moreno, M.D., USUHS
Earl Goodyear, Ph.D., IFRC
Richard Gordon, IDM Bournemouth University
Kim Gordon-Bates, ICRC
Brian Gorlick, UNHCR
Encho Gospodinov, IFRC
Martin Gottwald, UNHCR
Jean-Francois Goulay, IFRC
Lisa Grande, OCHA
Filippo Grandi, UNHCR
Martin Griffiths , Henry Dunant Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue
Johanna Grombach, Henry Dunant Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue
Danielle Grondin, IOM
Paul Grossrieder,  ICRC
Valerie Guarnieri, WFP
Virginia Guerrero, IOM
Theo-Ben Gurirab, President of the UN General Assembly

H

Luc Hafner, Esq., Swiss Military Court
Phil Halford, MAG
Denis Halliday, UN Humanitarian Coordinator, Iraq
Diderik van Halsema, MSF
Joe Hampson, JRS
Steven Hansch, Georgetown University
Peter Hansen, Former Commissioner General UNWRA
Mary Haour-Knipe, IOM
Ferdinand Hapsburg, UNDP
Timothy Harding, M.D., University of Geneva
Michiel Hardon, WCC
Alexandra Harley, IBE
Connie Haughton, ICJ
Jennifer Hayward-Karlsson, ICRC
Joe Hegenauer, UNHCR
Astrid N. Heiberg, M.D., IFRC
Lori Heninger, Quaker United Nations Office
Marie Heuzé, UNOG
David L. Heymann, M.D., WHO
Annette Hildabrand, M.D. US Army
Andie Hill, Reuters, Oxfam
Rob Holden, WHO
Emily Holland, IRC
Larry Hollingworth, CBE, CIHC
John Hollwitz, Fordham University
David Horobin, ICRC
Bela Hovy, UNHCR
Lejla Hrasnica, UNHCR
Volker Hüls, UNICEF
Alexandra Hummé, OCHA
Maria Hutchinson, IOM
Bill Hyde, IOM

I

Monique Iglebaek, UN Habitat

J

Philip D. Jaffé, M.D., University of Geneva
Kris Janowski, UNHCR
Stéphane Jaquemet, UNHCR
Lynne Jones, M.D.,  Mercy Corps
Sydney Jones, HRW
Alison Joyner, SPHERE


K


Joanina Karugaba, UNHCR
June Kashio, IFRC
Jordan Kassalow, M.D., CFR
Nils Kastberg, UNICEF
Maria Keating, OCHA
Michael Keating, UNDP
Charles B. Keely, Ph.D., Georgetown University
Allen S. Keller, M.D., NYU
Maina Kiai, KNCHR
Muthoni Kihori, The Teardrop Fund
Maurice King, Leeds University
Stuart J. Kingma, M.D., CMA
Heidi Kingstone, Journalist
Njoki Kinyanjui, UNIFEM
Ismat Kitani, Former President UN General Assembly; Special UN Rep for Somalia
Colonel Ben Klappe, UN DPKO
Doug Klaucke, M.D., WHO
Stephanie Kleine-Ahlbrandt, OHCHR
Fr. Daniel Korogocho
Alice Kumani, IOM
Radha Kumar, CFR
Heidi Kuttab, OCHA


L


Bruno Lab, MSF
Oliver Lacey-Hall, OCHA
Vincent Lacour, UNHCR
Sylvia Ladame, ICRC
Kristi Ladd, IMC
Anthony Land, UNHCR
Toby Lanzer, OCHA
Philippe Lazzarini, OCHA
Phyllis Lee, OCHA
Thomas Lee, Fordham University
Dominique Legros, M.D., WHO
Xavier Leus, M.D., WHO
Dan Lewis, UN-Habitat
Lida Lhotska, IBFAN
Lt. Col. Frank Licameli, Fordham ROTC
Charlotte Lindsey, ICRC
Geoff Loane, ICRC
Salvatore Lombardo, UNHCR
Alessandro Loretti, M.D., WHO
Natale Losi,  IOM
Louis Loutan, M.D., University of Geneva 
Joe Lowry, IFRC
Ruud Lubbers, UNHCR
Jesper Holmer Lund, OCHA
Pamela Lupton-Bowers, IFRC
William Lyerly, USAID


M

Dominic MacSorley, Concern Worldwide
Kirsten Maddi, UNICEF
Lucy Maina, IMC
Serge Malé, M.D., UNHCR
Edward Markierwicz, Media Action International
Paulo Marques, IOM
Adelheid Marschang, M.D., IFRC
Steve Martin, WHO
Alfonso Martinez-Fonts, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Gerald Martone, IRC
Lt. Col. Toni Massenburg, U.S. Army
Harold Masterson, IFRC
Feena May, ICRC
Roger Mburente, Notre Jeûne Fédéral
Gwynn McCarrick, Lawyer
Denis McClean, IFRC
Rob McConnell, IFRC
Claudia McGoldrick, ICRC
Jamie McGoldrick, OCHA
Lt. Hugh McGowan, NYPD
Colin McIlreavy, MSF
Brunson McKinley, IOM
Rev. Joseph M. McShane S.J.  Fordham University
Larbi Mebtouche, UNHCR
David R. Meddings, M.D., WHO
Carlos Mejia, IIHA, Fordham University
Joan Mencher, Ph.D., CUNY
Angela Merianos, M.D., WHO
Liliana Mircescu, IOM
Jennifer Mieno, NHRC
Johan Molander, Swedish Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva
Jean-Michel Monod, Geneva Humanitarian Forum
Guillaume de Montravel, OCHA
George Moose, American Ambassador to the UN in Geneva
Kamel Morjane, UNHCR
Eric Morris, UNHCR
Edward Mortimer, Special Adviser to the Secretary-General of the UN
Madeleine Moulin-Acevedo, UNOG
Ross Mountain, UN OCHA
Alain Mourey, ICRC
Jean-Luc Muhlebach, ICRC
Richard Murphy, Former US Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs
Tun Myat, WFP


N

James Nachtwey, Photographer
Lincoln Ndongi, World Vision
Lilian Nduta, OCHA
Joan Neal, CRS
Michael Neuman, MSF
Christine Neveu, UNHCR
Quoc Dang Nguyen, UNICEF
Flemming Nielsen, IFRC
Matthew Nimitz, Former US Under Secretary of State
Eric Noji, M.D., M.P.H., WHO
François Nordmann, Swiss Government

O

Philip O’Brien, UNICEF
Eoin O’Brien, M.D., RCSI
Tim O'Dempsey, M.D., RCSI
Joseph A. O'Hare, S.J., Fordham University
Theodora Oikonomides
Doctor Oirere, Univeristy of Nairobi
Steve O’Malley, OCHA
Serguei Ordzhonikidze, UN Office Geneva
Lt. General Daniel Opande, Kenya Defense Forces
Rose Opiyo, University of Nairobi
Daniel Ortega, UNCAS
Ibrahim Osman, IFRC
Douglas Osmand, UNHCR
Olara A. Otunnu, UN SRSG for Children and Armed Conflict
Lord David Owen, M.D., Former UK Foreign Minister
Sr. Mary Owens
Maryanne Owino, UNIFEM
Carolyn Oxlee, IFRC

P

Georges Paclisanu, ICRC
Arjuna Parakrama, M.D., CEIP
Luc Paunier, M.D., Geneva Foundation to Protect Health in War
Tim Peek, NBC News
Gilles Peres, Photographer
Nicolas Pérone, M.D.Geneva University Hospital
Pierre Perrin, M.D., ICRC
Richard Perruchoud, IOM
Soren Jessen Petersen, UNHCR
Vladimir Petrovsky, Director General of United Nations Office Geneva
Heidi Peugeot, UNICEF
Sergio Piazzi, OCHA
Giandomenico Picco, UN SRSG for Dialogue among Civilizations
Mike Pillinger, IOM
Pierre-François Pirlot, UNHCR
Shelly Pitterman, UNHCR
Sheila Platt, CFSI
Joan-Pere Le Pons, MSF
Samantha Power, Author; Journalist
Mary Powers, Fordham University
Claudine Prudhon, WHO
Susan Purdin, IRC

Q

Pierre Quiblier, UNEP
Edel Quinn, UNDP Women’s Empowerment


R

Bertrand Ramcharan, UNHCHR
Ian Randall, Impact Development Training Group
Mark Raper, S.J., JRS
Florian Razesberger, OSCE
Vanessa Redgrave, Actress
Peter Rees-Gildea, IFRC
Everett Ressler, UNICEF
Jean-Pierre Revel, M.D., IFRC
François Reybet-Degat, UNHCR
Hernan Reyes, M.D., ICRC
David Rieff, Author; Journalist
A. Rietveld, M.D., WHO
François Rigaux, Université Catholique de Louvain
Helen Robinson, WHO
John Roche, IFRC
Guénael Rodier, M.D., WHO
Nicolas Roggo, ICRC
Sheri P. Rosenberg, Program in Holocaust and Human Rights Studies
Letitia Rossano, UNMAS
Alexandra Roth, UNFPA
Cathy Roth, M.D., WHO
Jean Roy, M.D., IFRC
Rémi Russbach, M.D., Geneva Foundation to Protect Health in War
Sarah Russel, UNHCR
Josh Ruxin, Ph.D. Columbia University
Michael Ryan, M.D., WHO
Richard Ryscavage, SJ, Fairfield University


S

Mohamed Sahnoun, UN SRSG
Dirk Salomons, M.D., Praxis Group; NYU
Yasin Samatar, OCHA
Gonzalo Sanchez Téran, JRS
Haakan Sandbladh, M.D., IFRC
Craig Sanders, UNHCR
Ioan Sauca, Ecumenical Institute Bossey
Joe Saunders, HRW
Felicity Savage, WHO
Peter Schatzer, IOM
Edward Schenkenberg, ICVA
Johannes Schmidt, M.D., WHO
Catrin Schulte-Hillen, MSF
Lt Colonel Bill Schultz, Canadian Armed Forces
Henry Schwalbenberg, PhD, IPED; Fordham University
Antonella Scifo
Niels Scott, IFRC
Didier Segui, MSF
William Seltzer, Fordham University
Jorge Serrano, S.J., Jesuit Social Service Commission
Michael Sheehan, Deputy-Commissioner Counter-Terrorism Bureau, NYPD
Flora Sibanda, UNICEF, WFP
Jean-Luc Siblot, WFP
Ian Sinclair, UNDPKO
David Solomon, NGO
Dirk Solomons, SIPA; Columbia University
Juan Somavia, NGO
Gilian Sorensen, UN Office of External Relations
Eric Sottas, OMCT
Marie de la Soudière, IRC
Annie Sparrow, MD, CRS
Lt. Col. Tim Spicer, Aegis
Philip Spoerri, ICRC
Abigail Spring, WFP
Richard Stainsby, UNHCR
Matthias Stiefel, UN Research Institute for Social Development
James Stillwaggon, White & Case
Laurent Subilia, Hôpital Universitaire de Genève; Unité Médecine des Voyageurs
Frances Sullivan, IOM
Tina Szabados, IOM
Paul Szaz, NYU


T

Amr Taha, IOM
Sugumi Tanaka, UN-Habitat
Peter Tarnoff, Former President, Council on Foreign Relations
Ombretta Tempra, UN-Habitat
Enrique Ter Horst, UN SRSG in El Salvador and Haiti
Gonzalo Sanchez Terán JRS
Fiona Terry, MSF Foundation; Author
Tanja Thonhauser, UNHCR
Mustapha Tlili, Dialogues Center, New School for Social Research
Finn Toenessen, Bossey Ecumenical Institute
Besida Tonwe, OCHA
Nicolas de Torrenté, MSF
Anissa Toscano, DfID
Richard Towle, UNHCR
Benedikt Truniger, Fondation Suisse de Déminage
Ed Tsui, OCHA
Foday Turay, WFP
Robert Turner, HIC

U

Sridhar R. Uttara, Lenox Hill Hospital

V

Jon Valfells, IFRC
Henk Van Goethem, UNHCR
Mija Ververs, IFRC
Michel Veuthey, IIHL; IDPD Nice University
Bastien Vigneau, MSF
Frédéric Vigneau, MSF
Jean-Daniel Vigny, Swiss Mission to the UN
Charles Vincent, WFP
Marc Vincent, OCHA
Jose Miguel Vivanco, HRW

W


Jean-Jacques Wagner, CERG; University of Geneva
Margareta Wahlström, IFRC
Ronald Waldman, M.D., Columbia University
Alec Wargo, UN Office of the SRSG for Children and Armed Conflict
John Watson, WHO
Stephen Webster, Ph.D. University of Wisconsin
Matthew Whatley, NGO
Patrick E. White, WiNSeC
Andrew Whitley, UNCTAD
Geoffrey Wiffen, UNICEF
Beth Williams, WSP International
Roy Williams, CHC
Amanda Williamson, Journalist; ICRC
Paul Wilsom, M.D., Columbia University
Hamish Wilson, Impact Development Training Group
Mackay Wolff, UNICEF
Neill Wright, UNHCR
Hubert Wurth, Permanent Representative of Luxembourg to the UN

X


Y

Colonel Steven J. Yevich, M.D., United States Special Operations Command

Z


Frédéric Zanetta, CIHC
Dani-Margot Zavasky, M.D., NYPD
Adrien-Claude Zoller, ISHR

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