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Humanitarian Law & Policy:
Gender and Protection, Human Rights in Armed Conflict, Humanitarian Access, Humanitarian Law in Practice, Humanitarian Principles, Implementation, International Humanitarian Law, Protection of Civilians, Refugees and IDPs
Leadership & Management of Humanitarian Action:
Actor Mapping, Camp Management, Community Engagement, Coordination, Decision-making, Education, Food Security, Governance and Management, Innovation, Leadership, Logistics, Missions and Mandates, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting, Needs Assessment, Negotiation and Mediation, Operational Planning, Partnerships, Professionalization and Standards, Risk Management, Strategic Planning, Strategic Resource Allocation, Trends and Challenges

<p>Carsten is the Humanitarian Director of Oxfam International. He has been active in international humanitarian assistance and development cooperation since 1994. Carsten has worked in grassroots projects and country programmes, with regional and global responsibilities across Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Central America. Over the past two decades, he has led several leading humanitarian organizations&rsquo; major disaster response and recovery programmes from Rwanda to the Balkans to Darfur, in the South Asian floods and the Horn of Africa drought. Carsten&rsquo;s recent positions include those of Global Head of Emergency Operations of CARE International and Sudan Country Director for the Norwegian Refugee Council. He is also Executive in Residence at INSEAD&rsquo;s Social Innovation Centre and&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;a board member of the Sphere project (Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response).&nbsp;</span></p>