Jan Egeland

Jan Egeland

Jan Egeland is secretary-general of the Norwegian Refugee Council. In 2006, Time magazine named him one of the 100 "people who shape our world".

Latin America

US's denial of Central America's crisis will backfire

While the caravans no longer march north, the Central American crisis is deepening away from our television screens.

US's denial of Central America's crisis will backfire

Humanitarian crises

Three crises we cannot ignore in 2019

The international community must brace itself for deepening and largely neglected emergencies in 2019.

Three crises we cannot ignore in 2019

Syria's War

Will 2018 be the year of return to Syria?

While many displaced Syrians will likely return to their homes this year, safety and stability is still a long way off.

Will 2018 be the year of return to Syria?

Aid

Lake Chad Basin: World's most neglected crisis rages on

As the humanitarian scale-up in the region continues, governments and donors are urged to do their part.

Lake Chad Basin: World's most neglected crisis rages on

Poverty & Development

We cannot let down the Central African Republic again

If we pull out of Central African Republic now, the killing fields may soon return.

We cannot let down the Central African Republic again

Human Rights

This is how we failed Syria

Four years into the largest humanitarian crisis on our watch, the conflict in Syria is worsening.

This is how we failed Syria

US & Canada

Syria and the collapse of international solidarity

Bureaucratic hurdles delay the support, aid convoys are blocked and humanitarian workers are attacked.

Syria and the collapse of international solidarity

US & Canada

Our unkept promise to Afghan women

As there can be no quick fix for war, there is no easy solution for decades of women's rights abuses.

Our unkept promise to Afghan women