Statement from the ICRC and the Netherlands on sharing of risks to support the implementation of the Grand Bargain 2.0 commitments. The Statement proposes specific actions to help signatories and collective initiatives to move towards actual sharing of risks.
ActionAid has collaborated with over twenty WROs and WLOs partners in 10 countries to gather their thoughts and perspectives on how to shape and implement the Grand Bargain 2.0 so that it is more effective for women and girls. The attached policy brief compiles the findings and through their collective voices has developed key recommendations for the implementation and future of the Grand Bargain 2.0.
In 2020 and early 2021, the Caritas Internationalis humanitarian policy taskforce partnered on a research initiative to gather views on experiences of local leadership in the humanitarian response to the Covid19 pandemic.
Authors: ODI (Victoria Metcalfe-Hough, Wendy Fenton, Barnaby Willitts-King and Alexandra Spencer)
Five years since the launch of the Grand Bargain, this Annual Independent Report analyses both the progress made and challenges faced during 2020, and the longer-term outcomes achieved since the Grand Bargain was established. These are summarised in the below infographic.
Culminating from discussions held by members of the Localisation Workstream sub-group on intermediaries, TORs for a project to develop a shared vision on the future role of intermediaries were finalized in March. Aiming to identify key barriers as well as identify enablers, opportunities and incentives for advancing the localization agenda within intermediaries, the project was subsequently launched and contracted to the Humanitarian Advisory Group (HAG).
As part of its commitment as the 63rd signatory of the Grand Bargain, the Alliance for Empowering Partnership (A4EP) committed to support two country-level dialogues in collaborative process with its members in the Philippines and Jordan. In the Philippines, the Ecosystems Work for Essential Benefits ECOWEB is taking the lead in the process in collaboration with the UN OCHA, OXFAM Philippines and A4EP and with support from the UN Resident Coordinator.
These recommendations reflect the views and voices of both C4C INGO signatories and national NGO endorsers highlighting some practical ways forward for the Grand Bargain Facilitation Group (FG) and Eminent Person (EP) in accelerating the Grand Bargain process.
Published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Development Initiatives and Norwegian Refugee Council, this report explores, from the vantage point of development cooperation, how to operationalise the ‘triple nexus’ of humanitarian−development−peace (HDP) action across five key areas: 1) partnerships and strategy, 2) coordination and join
This year, 97% Signatories reported by the deadline for 2020 (61 out of 63 Signatories), which importantly demonstrates your commitment and engagement. The analysis of the findings from the self-reports will be published in the Annual Independent Report.
In its efforts to ensure that people and communities affected by crises influence humanitarian responses, and to increase and support multi-year investments in the institutional capacities of local and national responders, ICRC has been supporting the National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to prepare for and respond safely and effectively to humanitarian needs in sensitive and insecure contexts. It contributes to their endeavours to build the trust and acceptance of people and communities in need.
Under the auspices of workstream 9 (Harmonise and simplify reporting requirements), Co-convenors Germany and ICVA developed and successfully piloted a simplified reporting template (“the 8+3 template”).
This paper has been developed to articulate the perspectives of A4EP members on the future direction of the Grand Bargain v2.0. The target audience of the paper is the Eminent person, the Facilitation Group, Ministers, Principles and signatories who endorsed the future direction of the Grand Bargain. The paper highlights the key areas that need to be included and addressed by the future Grand Bargain.
On 1 February 2021, the Grand Bargain Eminent Person met with the Principals and Ministers of the Facilitation Group (UK, EU, OCHA, WFP, IFRC, SCHR/Oxfam) to discuss the status of the Grand Bargain, how it contributes to a more efficient and ef