Public communication strategies of international humanitarian organizations

This article outlines and compares the public communication policies and strategies of the main international and non-governmental humanitarian organizations within the context of their guiding principles. It develops a classification of various humanitarian organizations so as to better explain their differences and enhance understanding of their communication strategies.

About the authors

Dennis Dijkzeul

Junior-Professor at the Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict at Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany) and Adjunct Professor at the School of International and Public Affairs of Columbia University, New York, US.

Markus Moke
Researcher

Markus Moke is Researcher at the Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict at Ruhr-University Bochum and Coordinator of the European Master Programme in Humanitarian Assistance.

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