Our Values

People focused

  • We put people affected by or at risk of humanitarian crises at the center of our work
  • We are committed to developing the next generation of leaders and researchers
  • We promote the development and well-being of all those associated with the Center through an inclusive, flexible, and supportive work culture

Ethical, rigorous, and transparent

  • Our research adheres to the highest ethical standards
  • We use the most rigorous methods that are suitable for each context
  • We work within national, regional, and international frameworks and promote open and transparent relationships with authorities and communities


  • We seek genuine partnerships with local, national, and international stakeholders
  • We are committed to working with and developing local research capacities
  • We strive to effectively communicate our research findings to crisis-affected communities, policymakers, and practitioners

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