While the Coronavirus pandemic means that the Co-convenors of the workstream 3 (Increase the use and coordination of cash-based programming) were unable to hold the annual Grand Bargain cash workstream workshop in person this year, they were
The UN Common Cash Statement was launched in December 2018 by the four principals of UNICEF, OCHA, UNHCR and WFP to collaborate on cash and voucher assistance, using common cash systems wherever possible.
While the Coronavirus pandemic means that the Co-convenors of the workstream 3 (Increase the use and coordination of cash-based programming) are unable to hold the annual Grand Bargain cash workstream workshop in person this year, they are still keen to keep up the momentum and harness all the great work the Signatories have been doing to deliver in our shared commitment to increase the use and coordination of humanitarian cash assistance.
Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 crisis, the humanitarian community has been adapting their response to make it more effective and efficient. The Grand Bargain workstream on increasing the use and coordination of cash-based programming has pivoted quickly and flexibly to support the global response to COVID-19, and developed two pa
The Efficiency, Effectiveness and Value for Money Sub-Workstream is pleased to share the final output on Cost-Efficiency Analysis of Basic Needs Programs: Best Practice Guidance for Humanitarian Agencies. It has been nearly a year in the making and received input from a wide ranging body of technical experts. It is hoped that this guidance will form the foundational building blocks for how cost-efficiency analysis of humanitarian programs is done.
The third Grand Bargain Cash Workstream workshop was held at WFP Headquarters in Rome on 16-17 May 2019, hosted by WFP and DFID. Over 85 participants attended the workshop, representing 60 donor and humanitarian organisations and multilateral agencies, and including representatives from the global clusters, research institutes and specialist agencies and organisations.