IASC PSEA SHA Update, December 2018

Preventing sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA) and sexual harassment (SH) are core commitments of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC), and in May 2018 the IASC Principals reaffirmed their commitment to bolstering efforts on PSEA, as articulated in the Chair’s statement.

IASC Principals Meeting, 3 December 2018

The latest meeting of the Principals of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) took place on 3 December in Geneva. The meeting focused on a horizon scanning session where the Principals had the opportunity to discuss key countries of concern and efforts to strengthen the humanitarian response to meet the most urgent needs on the ground.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the Grand Bargain?

Submitted by Mirlinda Pasoma on July 19, 2018 - 10:23am

What is the Grand Bargain?

  • The ‘Grand Bargain’ is an agreement between the biggest donors and aid organizations that aims to get more means into the hands of people in need. It is essentially a ‘Grand Bargain on efficiency’ between donors and humanitarian organizations to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of humanitarian action.

About IASC

Submitted by Mirlinda Pasoma on July 4, 2018 - 2:40pm

The Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) is a unique inter-agency forum for coordination, policy development and decision-making involving the key UN and non-UN humanitarian partners. The IASC was established in June 1992 in response to United Nations General Assembly Resolution 46/182 on the strengthening of humanitarian assistance.

Self-Reporting Exercise 2016-2017

Submitted by Mirlinda Pasoma on June 8, 2018 - 9:07am

The self-reporting exercise provides accountability towards the wider humanitarian community, beneficiaries and other stakeholders. It is also used as a starting point for the analysis provided by an independent annual report. This report assesses the progress of each work stream, and of the overall Grand Bargain initiative. 

   - Annual Independent Report 2017