Antti Toivanen, Finn Church Aid Country Director for Greece, shares from his experiences, the importance of partnerships in ensuring collective results.
Large, northern NGOs should be more aware of the essential role of local aid organizations. After a disaster, these local organizations can offer help faster and more effectively. And at lower costs. It’s time for real partnerships and a more honest system of financing.
Jody Gunn-Russell, Human Resources Advisor at CAFOD, shares her reflections and ideas to ensure HR complements the localisation agenda.
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”