Following an IASC Scale-Up activation , Humanitarian Coordinators (HC) shall be empowered to lead the response for up to six months . As speed in decision-making is essential during this phase of the response, the HC shall be empowered to make timely decisions in the absence of consensus within the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) in the following key areas: setting overall priorities, allocating pooled resources, monitoring performance and addressing underperformance.
Q1: What is an IASC Humanitarian System-Wide Scale-Up activation?
The Facilitation Group hosted a workshop with Grand Bargain co-convenors on 14 September 2018 in Geneva to implement the recommendations of the Grand Bargain Annual Meeting on 18 June 2018 in New York. An agreement on core commitments prioritization, work-stream arrangements and indicators to measure progress has been struck, allowing the Grand Bargain to move forward with greater efficiency, accountability and impact.
Identification of Core Commitments