“Inter-Regional Comparisons of Humanitarian Action” & Relaunch of NTS-Asia Consortium The Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies, RSIS organised the NTS-Asia Conference on Inter-Regional Comparisons of Humanitarian Action and the Relaunch of the Consortium of Non-Traditional Security Studies in Asia (NTS-Asia Consortium) in Singapore from 22nd-23rd February, 2016. WISCOMP Deputy Director, Seema Kakran participated in the conference and led the discussion at the session on Disaster Management in South Asia. She highlighted the gaps in the new disaster management legislations, especially from the perspective of women.
The conference brought together humanitarian assistance academics and practitioners from across the Asia-Pacific who shared best practices and challenges faced by humanitarian actors from their respective regions in Asia. They also deliberated on the future of the NTS-Asia Consortium.