The Start Network is a global movement of individuals working in member agencies, as advisors and as contributors, aligned in their efforts to connect people in crises with the best possible solutions.
Our governance is overseen by the Assembly, where representatives from member agencies come together to set the strategic direction. Assembly Members from international NGO families are drawn from the UK branches of those families, and are responsible for communicating with and engaging their international counterparts.
How can the humanitarian sector in Pakistan build more effective systems for humanitarian action? And how do we need to work together to achieve it? These were the questions we attempted to answer during Start Network’s ‘The Future of Humanitarian Action in Pakistan’ conference, held in July in Islamabad, with the support of ACTED and the Humanitarian Leadership Academy.
Learning by doing is the best way to learn, so the Protection in Practice project builds local partner capacity by training, mentoring and co-implementing projects with them simultaneously. This means that vulnerable people are helped at the same time as strengthening capacity.
by Kat Reichel
We have recently embarked on a process called Start Evolves, which aims to design the future of the humanitarian sector and Start Network’s place within it. We are inviting organisations around the world to join us in co-designing the structure needed to realise our vision of a more effective humanitarian system.
The Bangladesh Field Visit
Thousands of vulnerable people in dire need following mudslides in Sierra Leone are to begin receiving urgent help today, following the decision yesterday by a global network of NGOs to fund six rapid-response projects.