Doing Nexus Differently: How can Humanitarian and Development Actors link or integrate humanitarian action, development, and peace?

CARE’s Regional Applied Economic Empowerment Hub in the Middle East and North African (MENA) region uses evidence from the ground, research, regional experience, and global thought leaders’ know-how to contribute to organisational and sectoral knowledge and innovation. The Hub is examining the challenges around efforts to bridge the gap between humanitarian assistance, development, and peace, to effectively eradicate poverty and achieve social justice, with a particular emphasis on empowering women and girls.

This research paper includes:

  • Conceptual discussion of approaches
  • Context in MENA and implications
  • Guiding principles and key messages
  • Countries: Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen, West Bank and Gaza
  • Published: July 2018

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