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Publications

Throughout the year, VOICE produces and disseminates key documents reflecting on humanitarian aid issues at EU level and from a NGO perspective. They are addressed to decision makers within the European institutions, NGO networks and other stakeholders of the humanitarian community, as well as to the VOICE members. Most of these documents are  produced by the VOICE Secretariat with the support of VOICE members.

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  • Finland and the Humanitarian- Development - Peace - Nexus

    VOICE out loud

    Tags: NGOs, Humanitarian, HDP Nexus

    In this VOICE out loud article, Finn Church Aid explains why many Finnish NGOs are still facing challenges in adopting the Triple Nexus Approach.
  • VOICE Annual Report 2021

    VOICE Activity Reports

    Tags: NGOs, Humanitarian, Funding, Climate, HDP Nexus

    VOICE Annual report 2021. Read about the achievements and activities of the network over the last year.
  • Action Against Hunger France's Recommendations- To Address the Global Impacts of the War in Ukraine on Food Security

    Members' publications
    Faced with the many ongoing discussions and initiatives following the outbreak of war in Ukraine — particularly those related to an emergency plan for food security (Food and Resilience Mission) announced by the French government following the G7, EU, and NATO summits — Action Against Hunger France (AAH France) wishes to share its analysis of the impacts already underway in the areas in which it operates as well as the elements to be taken into account in these international initiatives.
  • VOICE Reflections on the European Humanitarian Forum 2022

    Tags: IHL, Climate, Nexus

    VOICE reaction after the first European Humanitarian Forum, in relation to:
    • Humanitarian principles and International Humanitarian Law
    • EU sanctions and counterterrorism measures
    • Grand Bargain 2.0 commitments
    • Climate resilience and greening of humanitarian aid
    • Diversity and participatory approach
  • Joint declaration of 11 French NGOs, reacting on the humanitarian aid donors’ declaration on climate and environment

    Tags: Humanitarian

    Joint declaration of 11 French NGOs, reacting on the humanitarian aid donors’ declaration on climate and environment, calling on the “Commission to set up an accountability mechanism to monitor the concrete implementation of the commitments made by donors, through annual public reporting and the organisation of an annual exchange session".
  • New accessible website for Inclusive Disaster Risk Management now Live

    Members' publications
    Humanity & Inclusion (HI) alongside partners COOPI in Paraguay, Save the Children Peru and USAID have launched their brand new website. This website is to promote disaster risk management with a focus on inclusion, placing the most vulnerable people at the center of risk management and as rights holders without exclusion or discrimination.
  • Working in the Triple Nexus- A Reflection from Sweden

    VOICE out loud

    Tags: Funding, NGOs, Humanitarian

    According to Lakarmissionen the operationalisation of the Triple Nexus approach needs constant learning by both implementing organisations and donors. The organisation shares in this article some key recommendations on how to operationalise this approach from a Swedish perspective.
  • ICVA Statement on the Ukrainian Humanitarian Crisis – A Call for a Principled and Coordinated Response

    Tags: Humanitarian

    ICVA Statement on the Ukrainian Humanitarian Crisis
  • Finn Church Aid's briefing paper-The international impact of the war in Ukraine from refugees to food safety

    Members' publications
    Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine has immense consequences on European security policy. However, in the background there are other global effects possibly even larger in scale. This paper analyses this wider context from the perspective of the work of Finn Church Aid.
  • Recording of the Grand Bargain exchange with EP Jan Egeland

    This is the recording of the Q&A with the Grand Bargain (GB) Eminent Person, NCR Director Jan Egeland, DG-ECHO, and Germany, hosted by the German Mission in Brussels on 21 March.
  • Summary report of the European Humanitarian Forum pre-event on localisation

    This paper shares discussion points highlighted during the pre-event, attended by over 60 colleagues from about 47 INGOs and national NGOs from countries as diverse as Yemen, Nigeria, Indonesia, Lebanon, and Uganda organised by VOICE and Charter4Change.
  • NGO joint statement on the impact of counterterrorism measures and sanctions on humanitarian action

    Members' publications

    Tags: Counter-terrorism

    Ahead of the upcoming European Humanitarian Forum (EHF) from the 21 to the 23 of March, 49 NGOs, including VOICE members, and 7 networks of NGOs call on clear commitments from the EU and its Member States to prevent restrictive measures’ unintended consequences, especially on organisations’ capacity to reach people in need.
  • VOICE statement ahead of the European Humanitarian Forum 2022

    Tags: IHL, Climate, Grand Bargain, Nexus

    In the statement, VOICE calls on the EU and its MS to use the European Humanitarian Forum as an opportunity to:
    • Recommit and further strengthen their commitment to principled humanitarian aid
    • Review and adjust the approach of the EU towards counterterrorism and restrictive measures
    • Strengthen collective efforts to achieve the Grand Bargain (GB) 2.0 commitments
    • Confirm commitments to the effective implementation of humanitarian protection and IHL
    • Set up clear and measurable commitments to build climate resilience and adjust financial support and policies on greening humanitarian aid
    • Review progress on and recommit to the inclusion of gender considerations into humanitarian action and policies.

  • Follow up-report to the Communication on the EU’s humanitarian action: new challenges, same principles

    COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT on the follow-up of the Communication on the EU’s Humanitarian Action: new challenges, same principles (4 March 2022).
  • Joint I/NGO statement on humanitarian protection and access in Ukraine

    Members' publications
    Joint statement by national and international humanitarian organisations on Ukraine.

  • Concern's Webinar Summary Report - Building Resilient Health Systems and the Case for Multiyear Funding

    Members' publications
    Summary report of the webinar on Building Resilient Health Systems and the Case for Multiyear Funding held by Concern Worldwide as part of the Nutrition for Growth Summit
  • Co ordinated, multi- annual, flexible, and programmatic funding : A Perspective from Germany

    VOICE out loud

    Tags: NGOs, Climate, HDP Nexus

    The article by Malteser International explains how integrating humanitarian, transitional, and development funding is essential to building the Humanitarian- Development -Peace -Nexus approach.

  • The Danish Approach to Nexus

    VOICE out loud

    Tags: NGOs, Humanitarian

    In this VOICE out loud article DanChurchAid and Danish Refugee Council analyse the Danish approach to the humanitarian- development-peace nexus.
  • We World - Operationalisation of the Triple Nexus

    VOICE out loud

    Tags: NGOs, Humanitarian, HDP Nexus

    This VOICE out loud article from our member We World describes how Italy is implementing the humanitarian-development-peace nexus approach.
  • NRC- 50 NGOs call for urgent humanitarian support to Somalia's drought crisis

    Tags: NGOs, Humanitarian, Somalia

    NRC has joined 50 Somali and international NGOs in issuing an open letter to donor nations and the international community regarding the deteriorating drought situation in Somalia. The letter highlights the urgent need for humanitarian assistance, and calls on donor nations to fund the UN humanitarian appeal - which remains 98% underfunded.
  • DG ECHO Humanitarian Logistics Policy

    DG ECHO thematic policy document: Humanitarian Logistics Policy
  • Yemen: Rise in airstrikes and landmines add to misery for civilians in Marib after year of increased conflict

    Members' publications

    Tags: Civil Protection, IHL

    One year after the battle for Yemen’s resource-rich Marib governorate escalated, the humanitarian situation has worsened as shifting frontlines, airstrikes and landmines displace nearly 100,000 people, many of whom have already fled multiple times.
  • IRC- The top 10 crises the world can't ignore in 2022

    Members' publications

    Tags: NGOs, Access, Humanitarian, COVID-19

    The International Rescue Committee (IRC) has released its 2022 Emergency Watchlist, a global list of humanitarian crises that are expected to deteriorate the most over the coming year.
  • At least three children dead and thousands without homes, schools after Cyclone Batsirai hit Madagascar

    Members' publications

    Tags: Climate, Humanitarian

    Three children have died, tens of thousands lost their homes, and up to 10,000 left with no school to attend this week after Cyclone Batsirai tore through Madagascar at the weekend, Save the Children said today.
  • YEMEN - Mass casualty attacks leave dozens dead and nation blacked out for days

    Members' publications

    Tags: IHL, Humanitarian

    On Friday, January 21, a series of attacks across Yemen claimed hundreds of casualties, of which 91 people were killed in a mass casualty airstrike on a detention facility in Sa’ada, the most deadly event recorded in more than two years.