About Us

This collaborative research project was carried out by:

The Bartlett Development Planning Unit (DPU), University College London

For more than 60 years, the DPU has conducted research, consultancy and postgraduate teaching that helps to build the capacity of national governments, local authorities, NGOs, aid agencies and businesses working towards socially just and sustainable development in the global south. The DPU is a department of the Bartlett: University College London’s global faculty of the built environment.

Humanitarian Affairs Team (HAT), Save the Children

Through critical reflection, research, and outreach, the HAT informs Save the Children strategy, offers proposals for policy and practice within the organisation and across the humanitarian sector, and works to translate these proposals into practicable plans of action.

O.P. Jindal Global University’s School of International Affairs (JSIA)

JSIA is ‘India’s first global policy school’. Bringing together scholarship on International Relations, International Law, and International Business, JSIA aims to produce knowledge that can contribute to India’s engagement in international affairs and can address pressing global challenges.


Research team

Anubhav Dutt Tiwari, Research Associate, Centre for Human Rights Studies, O.P. Jindal Global University

Andrea Rigon, Lecturer, The Bartlett Development Planning Unit

Camillo Boano, Professor, The Bartlett Development Planning Unit

Cassidy Johnson, Senior Lecturer, The Bartlett Development Planning Unit

Estella Carpi, Research Associate, The Bartlett Development Planning Unit & Humanitarian Affairs Adviser, Save the Children

Fernando Espada, Head of Humanitarian Affairs, Save the Children

Jessica Field, Assistant Professor, Jindal School of International Affairs, O.P. Jindal Global University

Juliano Fiori, Head of Studies (Humanitarian Affairs), Save the Children

Sophie Dicker, Research Manager (Humanitarian Affairs), Save the Children

Yamini Mookherjee, Research Associate, Foundation for Rural Recovery and Development


Illustration: Dima Nashawi, Illustrator, storyteller, clown and founder of Memory Initiative of Syrian Culture Project (MISC)