All Updates

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11 Oct 2018 description

SUMMARY

The 2018 Global Hunger Index (GHI) shows that the world has made gradual, long-term progress in reducing overall hunger, but this progress has been uneven. Areas of severe hunger and undernutrition stubbornly persist, reflecting human misery for millions.

The Global Picture

26 Sep 2018 description

In 2017, the number of people in the world suffering from hunger has increased for the third year in a row, according to the United Nations, to 821 million people. After years of progress, conflict has contributed to global hunger numbers rising to levels last seen a decade ago.

16 Sep 2018 description
report Concern Worldwide

On 7 September, Concern Worldwide hosted a global conference bringing together world leaders, policymakers, and experts on conflict and the humanitarian system to find ways to break the cycle of conflict, hunger and human suffering. Here are five things we learned.

12 Sep 2018 description

FOREWORD FROM THE HONOURABLE MARIE-CLAUDE BIBEAU, MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND LA FRANCOPHONIE, GOVERNMENT OF CANADA, September 2018

While conflicts between states have declined dramatically in past years, conflicts within states – frequently involving non-state actors – are on the rise. The result is human displacement, leaving millions of people with few opportunities, limited access to services and an uncertain future.

05 Sep 2018 description

More than 700,000 Rohingya have fled violence and persecution in their home state of Rakhine, Myanmar since August 25, 2017, crossing the border into Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.

The number fleeing during this period made it the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis and has formed the world’s largest refugee camp, with more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar, made up of those fleeing since August last year and around 200,000 who had fled previously.

Maps & Infographics

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Jobs

10 entries found
17 Oct 2018 description
job Closing date: 04 Nov 2018 Concern Worldwide

Job Description

Job Title: Foundations Manager

Reports to: Director of Public Affairs

Liaises with:

  • Funding partners

  • Fundraising Team (ROI, US & UK)

  • Senior Management Team

  • Desk Officers, Regional Directors

  • Overseas field offices

  • Finance Directorate

  • Strategy, Advocacy and Learning Team (Dublin/ London)

    Job location: Dublin

10 Oct 2018 description
job Closing date: 28 Oct 2018 Concern Worldwide

Concern Worldwide is an international non-governmental humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries

Applications are invited from suitably qualified internal candidates for the following position:

Manager - Health and Nutrition

Reports to: Senior Manager – Health & Nutrition (Technical Specialist WASH and Nutrition) based in Nairobi

Liaises with:

10 Oct 2018 description
job Closing date: 28 Oct 2018 Concern Worldwide

Concern Worldwide is an international non-governmental humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries

Applications are invited from suitably qualified internal candidates for the following position:

Job Title: Manager - Health and Nutrition**

Reports to: Senior Manager – Health & Nutrition (Technical Specialist WASH and Nutrition) based in Nairobi

08 Oct 2018 description
job Closing date: 21 Oct 2018 Concern Worldwide

Job Title: Programme Knowledge and Learning Adviser.

Reports to: Director of Strategy, Advocacy and Learning.

Liaises with: SAL Technical Advisers, Regional Directors, Desk Officers, Emergency Directorate staff, Advocacy Team, Communications & Web teams, Country office programme staff. Other Concern functions and offices, as necessary on Knowledge Management. Alliance2015 counterparts.

Job location: Dublin with occasional travel to Concern’s countries of operation.

05 Oct 2018 description
job Closing date: 19 Oct 2018 Concern Worldwide

About 1.86 million people have been internally displaced across South Sudan, including over 215,000 seeking shelter in the Protection of Civilians Sites of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). Recent[1] head count reports shared by International Organization for Migration (IOM) camp management shows over 114,652 IDPs reside in the UN peacekeeping base in Bentiu, Unity State.

Training

3 entries found
24 Sep 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 19 Oct 2018 Training date: 01 Jan 2019 to 30 Jun 2019 Concern Worldwide, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, International Medical Corps

The National NGO Program on Humanitarian Leadership (NNPHL) is delighted to announce that we are now accepting applications for the NNPHL.5: Middle East Leadership Training Course.

The NNPHL program (previously named the Program on Humanitarian Leadership), which receives support from USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, is managed by Concern Worldwide and its partners, International Medical Corps and Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, with technical support from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

26 Jun 2014 description

Registration deadline: none

International Medical Corps, Concern Worldwide, and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative are pleased to announce the launch of the Building a Better Response e-learning course on the international humanitarian coordination system.