RedTalks Speaker Series to Continue on 21 September

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RedR UK has a network of over 1800 carefully selected, highly-skilled, experienced humanitarian professionals. They are our RedR Members.

The 'RedTalks' speaker series provides an opportunity for the insights that Members have gained, from recent work or research undertaken research in the field, to be shared more widely.

The series is aimed at RedR Members, Affiliates, humanitarians working in the sector, and professionals and students interested in entering the sector. This event will consist of two short talks by RedR Members followed by a Q&A session.

Time and Location 

The event will take place at the Institution of Civil Engineers, 1 Great George Street, London, SW1P 3AA on Wednesday 21st September at 19:00.

Further details

This event is now closed to registration. Videos of this and other past RedTalks are available on our YouTube channel (see below). 

Please keep an eye on the Events section of our website for news of upcoming RedTalks.

Tom Newby, Shelter Team Leader, CARE International

"Lessons from the Region for Shelter Recovery in Nepal"

Nepal is currently in the process of recovering from the 2015 earthquake. RedR Member Tom Newby responded to the earthquake in his role as CARE International’s Emergency Shelter Team Leader, and will give some of his reactions to the response and highlight some lessons Nepal can draw upon from post-disaster shelter programmes in the region, in particular India and Pakistan.

Tom Esslemont, Investigative Journalist, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"Refugees and Migrants: The Power of Witnessing"

The role of aid workers as front line informers, story-tellers and data gatherers has evolved greatly in the last two decades. But with the advent of the smart phone and go-pro camera, media companies are now dependent on NGOs and UN agencies for footage just as much as testimony from war zones and unfolding humanitarian crises. So where does that leave the role of journalists? In fact, do we need them at all?

RedTalks | Tom Newby and Tom Esslemont