The Charter for Change held its 3rd annual meeting 4-5 December 2018 in Oslo, Norway. Close to 50 representatives, INGO signatories and local NGO endorsers from around… Read more “Communiqué – 3rd annual Charter4Change meeting, December 2018”
In the eastern DRC, community groups offer essential services to women affected by sexual violence.
A statement has been released on behalf of the Charter for Change, to mark World Humanitarian Day 2018.
Why does localisation matter, how does it work, and how to make it last?
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.