Five case studies that demonstrate ICVA’s diverse global and regional operational approaches.
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Presentations from Sessions of the 2023 Regional Humanitarian Partnership Week, which took place on 11-13 December in Bangkok, Thailand.
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The Principals of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) released a statement on 21 February 2024, expressing grave concern for the plight of civilians in the Gaza Strip. In the aftermath of recent attacks and escalating violence, tens of thousands of Palestinians, especially women and children, have suffered casualties, displacement, and shortages of basic necessities. The health system is crumbling, diseases are spreading, and humanitarian workers face significant challenges in delivering aid. The statement outlines ten urgent requirements to avert further catastrophe, including an immediate ceasefire, protection of civilians and infrastructure, reliable entry points for aid delivery, and support for humanitarian agencies. The statement emphasizes the need for Israel to fulfill its legal obligations and urges world leaders to prevent a worsening humanitarian crisis in Gaza.
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Members will be asked to reaffirm the principles and standards they adopted individually when joining ICVA and/or reaffirmed collectively in 2021.
ICVA encourages its members to demonstrate a strong commitment to humanitarian principles and standards.
Committing to these standards reflects a dedication to best practices, transparency, and accountability in humanitarian action, contributing to the overall effectiveness of ICVA and its members in providing assistance to those in need.
The strategic priorities are drawn from the 2030 strategic vision, offering a more targeted focus for the period 2025-2027.
The General Assembly will adopt these priorities on 20 March 2024.
The Grants Compliance Officer is a key support position within the operations department, responsible for assisting the operations team in monitoring deadlines, ensuring compliance with donor requirements, and supporting the project implementation team with reporting compliance. This role is cross-cutting and involves close collaboration with MEL, Finance, and project implementors. The primary job purpose of the Grants Compliance Officer is to provide essential support for delivering quality programs and ensuring compliance with donor requirements.
Deadline for applications: 15 March 2024.
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In a joint statement, ICVA and several NGOs express deep concern over the suspension of funding for UNRWA, emphasizing the dire impact on life-saving assistance for over two million civilians, including many children, amid a worsening humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza. The NGOs urged donor states to reverse the funding suspensions, highlighting the critical role of UNRWA in providing essential aid that cannot be replaced by other agencies, and called for increased humanitarian assistance to address the urgent needs in Gaza and the region.
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The OECD-DAC recommendations highlight the interconnectedness of humanitarian, development, and peace actions within the Humanitarian, Development, and Peace Nexus (HDPN). The outcomes of a December 2023 dialogue in the region showcased experiences and lessons from various organizations in Yemen, emphasizing strategic approaches, stakeholder capacities, community assessment tools, and the transition from relief to resilience and recovery. These conclusions align with global evidence on HDP Nexus practices, emphasizing the importance of addressing coordination complexity, risk mitigation, financing, local ownership, leadership, and accountability.
Protect Aid Workers is a new initiative that supports humanitarian workers of national and international NGOs that have experienced a critical incident or are under threat due to their work as a humanitarian.
The IASC principles have released a statement expressing deep concern over the allegations against UNRWA staff in Gaza. Emphasizing the vital role of UNRWA in providing essential assistance to the people of Gaza, they appeal for the reconsideration of decisions to pause funds, highlighting the catastrophic consequences such actions could have on the humanitarian system.
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The 2023 UNHCR Regional Consultations with NGOs in Asia and the Pacific had the theme “Promoting Inclusion for Sustainable Solutions.” The focus was on addressing challenges and identifying opportunities for over 14.3 million forcibly displaced and stateless individuals in the region. This report offers an overview of the discussions and recommendations from the two-day event.
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The objective of the consultancy is to map and document the extent of meaningful national NGO engagement in international humanitarian coordination structures in selected countries (max. 10) in the Latin America and Caribbean, Africa, and Asia Pacific regions. This includes:
Application deadline: 2 February 2024.