To mark World Humanitarian Day 2017, Rezaul Chowdhury, Executive Director of the Coastal Association for Social Transformation (COAST), comments on the Grand Bargain and localisation processes, and why they are important in the context of Bangladesh.
Ian McClelland from the Humanitarian Innovation Fund discusses how innovation and localisation align to identify new and creative ways of responding to disasters.
Across Asia and the Middle East, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is strengthening the emergency response capacity of local faith-based organizations in its Preparing to Excel in Emergency Response, or PEER, project.
One year on from the World Humanitarian Summit Charter4Change signatories share progress made, and challenges encountered, in implementing the Charter’s commitments by May 2018.
Putting the Charter4Change commitment to stop undermining national capacity into practice
By Anne Street, Head of Humanitarian Policy, CAFOD
Sudhanshu S. Singh is the Executive Director of Humanitarian Aid International-an Indian NGO and endorser of the Charter4Change Background Humanitarian aid and humanitarian organizations have been constantly… Read more “As Local as Possible, As International as Necessary: Humanitarian Aid International’s Position on Localisation”
Koenraad Van Brabant is an independent consultant offering expertise related to working in and on volatile situations. He also plays supportive and enabling roles for collaborative action and organisational… Read more “Localisation and NGOs: Different Interpretations, Different Outcomes”
Please find below a recap of the recent Charter4Change signatories meeting and endorsers teleconference: On 27 and 28 October, Charter4Change signatories convened in London to discuss the… Read more “Summary of the Charter4Change signatories meeting and endorsers teleconference, 27-28 October 2016”
Emily Lawrence and emBOLDen Alliances On 25 April 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake with an epicenter in the Gorkha District of Nepal caused severe destruction in 14… Read more “Using local networks in emergency response”
Examining Transforming Surge from national NGO perspectives The loss of talented national staff to international organisations is a continued source of frustration for national NGOs in the… Read more “Identifying best practice and alternative approaches in INGO-national NGO collaborations”