Rhonda Gossen

Rhonda Gossen

Rhonda Gossen is a consultant on early recovery and resilience and post crisis development with UNDP and other agencies. She is a former Canadian diplomat on development cooperation throughout Asia and Africa with Global Affairs Canada.
    • UNMISS SRSG briefing the Security Council on the current situation in South Sudan. Source: UNMISS

      Is peace possible in South Sudan?

      The crisis in South Sudan is now daily in the news. The extensive media reporting on the human suffering and the tireless efforts of NGOs, the UN and other humanitarian agencies to help captures for the world the dire situation. But what is the cause of this deepening crisis...
    • Unseen crisis

      Africa’s most populous country, Nigeria is facing an unprecedented crisis in the Northeast which has now spread to the entire Lake Chad Basin region including parts of Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. The Crisis caused by the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram has displaced 2.5 million people making it the...
    • Break the cycle

      The El Niño episode severely affected more than 60 million people around the world. The impact of drought, flooding and severe storms led 22 countries to appeal for international humanitarian assistance in East and Southern Africa, Central America, the Caribbean and the Pacific according to the UN Secretary General’s...