Following the announcement of EP Jan Egeland to prioritise a caucus on the role of intermediaries in his letter in July 2021, Co-convenors of workstream 2 IFRC and Switzerland, along with SCHR, worked on initial thinking around the problem statement and the objective of the caucus.
The EP, in consultation with the Facilitation Group and other stakeholders, has agreed to lead a caucus on cash coordination. The caucus will convene key actors with the objective of recommending a solution to ensure accountable and predictable cash coordination, striking a good balance between inclusivity and effectiveness of the dialogue.
This report presents key findings of the country level dialogue carried out in the Philippines between February and July 2021 and aims to serve as a localisation blueprint, a plan of action, with concrete recommendations to be taken forward by various stakeholders.
Following the Grand Bargain Signatories' endorsement of a new approach in the Grand Bargain 2.0 – political caucuses, which will focus on specific strategic issues in an ad hoc manner, with clear objective
Ahead of the Grand Bargain Annual Meeting 2021, the Signatories endorsed the Framework and the annexes for the Grand Bargain 2.0. In addition to existing workstreams, a new structure element was introduced – political caucuses, which will be focusing on specific strategic issues in an ad hoc manner, with clear objectives and a limited timeframe.
Ahead of the Grand Bargain Annual Meeting 2021, the Signatories endorsed the Framework and the annexes for the Grand Bargain 2.0.
The document has been translated to German, French and Spanish with the support of the EU/DG ECHO.
Five years after the Grand Bargain was launched, the Signatories met for a virtual Annual Meeting on 15 and 16 June 2021 to acknowledge progress made and to ensure a commitment to the Grand Bargain 2.0.
On Wednesday, June 2, 2021, the Grand Bargain Enhanced Quality Funding Workstream (7&8), with the support of the Eminent Person’s Office, the Facilitation Group, and the Grand Bargain Secretariat, convened a closed-door senior-level meeting of key signatories to discuss the advancement of the quality funding agenda, as one of the two enabling priorities in the next iteration of the Grand Bargain.