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15 Jun 2018 description
report ActionAid, CARE

Ambitious plans to reform the humanitarian sector are still failing to reach grassroots women’s rights organisations or be felt by women affected by crises. As donors, UN agencies and NGOs review progress on the Grand Bargain, this paper outlines recommendations to promote women’s leadership and participation across the humanitarian reform agenda.

The paper focuses on the three Grand Bargain workstreams: localisation, participation and cash. Key recommendations include:

11 Jun 2018 description

By Harjeet Singh

Harjeet Singh is Global Lead on Climate Change at ActionAid International and is based in New Delhi*

Millions of people worldwide are being displaced by natural disasters triggered partially by climate change, and the international community is finally taking steps to mitigate the suffering

09 May 2018 description

The new Hungarian parliament which will first assemble on 8 May is set to vote on draconian and regressive legislation which could arbitrarily restrict fundamental rights and freedoms of civil society. The proposed laws would further undermine and stigmatise organisations working to defend the human rights of migrants and refugees.

19 Apr 2018 description

Since January 2015, more than 1 million people fleeing war, persecution and poverty entered or passed through Greece in search of safety and a better life, and more than 1,200 were reported dead or missing. During the latter part of 2015 and early 2016, selective and arbitrary admission policies were put in place by various European countries that eventually closed their borders to all migrants. On 20 March 2016, the EU-Turkey Deal came into effect whereby all migrants arriving irregularly on to the Greek islands would be returned to Turkey.

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20 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 15 Jul 2018 ActionAid

The project “**EU Aid Volunteers Involvement for Increasing People-Centred Humanitarian Response capacity”**, led by Alianza por la Solidaridad aims to boost the humanitarian aid sector's capacity to provide needs based humanitarian aid in disaster prone and disaster affected areas. Four EU organisations from Italy, Greece, Hungary and Spain will work together with 16 organisations from Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, Middle East and North African countries, and Asia in different activities, all participating in humanitarian actions.

20 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 15 Jul 2018 ActionAid

The project “**EU Aid Volunteers Involvement for Increasing People-Centred Humanitarian Response capacity”**, led by Alianza por la Solidaridad aims to boost the humanitarian aid sector's capacity to provide needs based humanitarian aid in disaster prone and disaster affected areas. Four EU organisations from Italy, Greece, Hungary and Spain will work together with 16 organisations from Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, Middle East and North African countries, and Asia in different activities, all participating in humanitarian actions.

20 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 15 Jul 2018 ActionAid

The project “**EU Aid Volunteers Involvement for Increasing People-Centred Humanitarian Response capacity”**, led by Alianza por la Solidaridad aims to boost the humanitarian aid sector's capacity to provide needs based humanitarian aid in disaster prone and disaster affected areas. Four EU organisations from Italy, Greece, Hungary and Spain will work together with 16 organisations from Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, Middle East and North African countries, and Asia in different activities, all participating in humanitarian actions.

15 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 01 Jul 2018 ActionAid

Are you passionate about women’s and girls’ rights? Could you take responsibility for ActionAid UK’s overall technical and thought leadership in line with our new strategy and priorities on women’s and girls’ rights?

15 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 01 Jul 2018 ActionAid

Are you passionate about women’s and girls’ rights? Could you take responsibility for ActionAid UK’s overall technical and thought leadership in line with our new strategy and priorities on women’s and girls’ rights?