” Humanitarian action cannot be held hostage to political ends. “


” It has always been clear that any use of nuclear weapons would have catastrophic humanitarian consequences. “


” As conflicts last longer, as the scale of needs increase, we are having to adapt. There is an increasing blurring between immediate humanitarian assistance and long-term development needs. “


” Short-termism is no longer an option. We have to envisage humanitarian action with a medium- and long-term perspective. “


” The humanitarian ecosystem is diverse – not only is there a variety of traditional humanitarian actors, but the system should also embrace an increasing diversity of private sector actors. “


” The creative capacity of the private sector should be harnessed to develop new and more effective ways to deliver humanitarian solutions. “



All 6 Peter Maurer Quotes about Humanitarian in picture


Humanitarian action cannot be held hostage to political ends.
It has always been clear that any use of nuclear weapons would have catastrophic humanitarian consequences.


As conflicts last longer, as the scale of needs increase, we are having to adapt. There is an increasing blurring between immediate humanitarian assistance and long-term development needs.
Short-termism is no longer an option. We have to envisage humanitarian action with a medium- and long-term perspective.
The humanitarian ecosystem is diverse - not only is there a variety of traditional humanitarian actors, but the system should also embrace an increasing diversity of private sector actors.
The creative capacity of the private sector should be harnessed to develop new and more effective ways to deliver humanitarian solutions.