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Publications

Throughout the year, VOICE produces and disseminates key documents reflecting on humanitarian aid issues at the EU level and from an NGO perspective. They are addressed to decision-makers within the European institutions, at the National level, to NGO networks and other stakeholders of the humanitarian community, as well as to the VOICE members. Some documents are produced by the VOICE Secretariat with the support of VOICE members while others are publications from members and other key stakeholders in the humanitarian sector. 

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  • VOICE out loud 36: From crisis to recovery: women's role in humanitarian action

    VOICE out loud

    Tags: NGOs, Gender, Humanitarian

    This edition of the VOICE out loud highlights the experiences of women and girls in humanitarian emergencies. The articles demonstrate the struggles of women and girls, but also celebrate their resilience, emphasising the necessity of positioning them as pivotal agents of their recovery.
  • Joint NGO statement - Global Humanitarian Overview launch

    Members' publications

    Tags: NGOs, Humanitarian

    Despite donor generosity, the funding of global appeals in 2023 amounted to only 35%1, leaving millions exposed to hunger, diseases, and pervasive protection risks, bereft of essential services. NGOs call on existing and new donors to fully fund the 2024 GHO, including the work of international, national and local NGOs who have demonstrated to be best placed to reach affected people
  • Unfulfilled Promises: Addressing the gap between commitments and practice in locally led humanitarian action. Caritas EU

    Members' publications

    Tags: NGOs, Localisation

    The report by Caritas Europa is a comprehensive analysis of the concept of locally led humanitarian action. It explores why locally led humanitarian action is central to reach the growing number of people in need worldwide and to create a humanitarian system that is more effective and just. It includes an evaluation of the progress made by the world’s top donor governments, the top UN agencies and the largest international NGOs towards fulfilling their commitments to support local humanitarian organisations
  • Conflict sensitivity is key to more effective and timely humanitarian aid. Save the Children

    Members' publications
    Press release on conflict sensitivity and the RECOLG project which prevents the most vulnerable and poor people, especially children and women, from extreme poverty, hunger and improves their livelihood and social cohesion.
  • International Medical Corps - Climate Change Innovation Fund

    Resilience-Nexus Working Group

    Tags: Resilience, Climate

    International Medical Corps' "Climate Change Innovation Fund" presented at COP28.
  • Always Included: Uninterrupted education for children with disabilities before, during, and after a crisis - HI

    Members' publications

    Tags: Education

    This report from HI sheds light on the imperative need for education systems to become more inclusive and resilient, capable of delivering uninterrupted education in all settings and circumstances.
  • Slogopis 34 - SLOGA magazine [SLV]

    Tags: NGOs, Humanitarian

    This issue of the Slogopis magazine, published by SLOGA, includes an interview with VOICE President, Dominic Crowley, on the perspectives of VOICE on current humanitarian issues, including reflections on the triple nexus and the EHF. Slovenian language
  • SIF at COP28 - Internal displacement, disasters and climate change.

    Resilience-Nexus Working Group

    Tags: Resilience, Climate

    Event co-organised by VOICE member Secours Islamique France (SIF) at COP28 on 5 December: "Internal displacement, disasters and climate change: what role for development actors to support durable solutions, and to prevent and respond to loss and damage?"
  • Mission East on COP28: "Demanding climate justice for marginalised and vulnerable communities"

    Resilience-Nexus Working Group

    Tags: Climate

    Find here our member Mission East's statements and recommendations for COP28: "Demanding climate justice for marginalised and vulnerable communities"
  • Mission East's event at COP28 - 6 December

    Resilience-Nexus Working Group

    Tags: Climate

    Mission East's event at COP28 on 6 December, in collaboration with KIRDARC: "Stories and realities from the ground: communities suffering from loss and damage in the mountains and lowlands of Nepal".
  • LM International at COP28 - faith matters in achieving the global goal on adaptation

    Tags: Climate

    The event on Friday 1 December at COP28 hosted by our member LM International together with Kenya4Resilience, GreenFaith, SMC-Faith in Development and Soka Gakkai International.
  • FAO-WFP Anticipatory Action Strategy

    Tags: Anticipatory action

    FAO and WFP are committed to collaborating with partners to further define how and under which conditions Anticipatory Action can be implemented in protracted crises contexts, as already outlined in this Strategy.
  • COP28: International Climate Policy at a Crossroads? - Welthungerhilfe

    Members' publications

    Tags: Climate

    This position paper delves into the main challenges ahead of the COP28. It also proposes a series of advocacy recommendations for further climate progress.
  • VOICE at Work 5 - Spotlight on EU Humanitarian Aid

    VOICE at work

    Tags: NGOs, Humanitarian

    Table of contents:
    Israel-Palestine: humanitarian crisis situation and VOICE members' statements
    European Humanitarian Forum 2024
    Additional funding for humanitarian aid at EU level!
    Preserving humanitarian space: advocating for humanitarian exemptions in EU sanctions
    “Neglected crises: from commitments to actions”- Round table in Madrid
    Fighting hunger: a women-led response - Event key highlights
    Humming Word: A humanitarian term explained
    VOICE Members' publications
    Other relevant Humanitarian Aid publications
    Events and webinars
  • VOICE - La Coordinadora roundtable in Madrid "Neglected crises: from commitments to actions" - VOICE key highlights

    VOICE event reports

    Tags: EU, NGOs, Humanitarian

    This document summarises the main ideas discussed during the round table in Madrid, jointly organised with La Coordinadora, which aimed at triggering reflections on several humanitarian issues from the perspective of donors and NGOs.
  • Fighting hunger: a women-led response - VOICE key highlights

    VOICE event reports

    Tags: Gender, Hunger

    This report gathers the main highlights and conclusions from the event "Fighting hunger: a women-led response" held by VOICE to shed light on the power of women in the fight against hunger.
  • Making the most of cash at scale - Mercy Corps Policy Paper

    Members' publications

    Tags: Cash

    Mercy Corps’ new study explores the potential of cash at scale to meet increasing humanitarian needs and deliver peoplecentric response.
  • Need for Humanitarian Assistance Grows as Migration in Central America Reaches New Highs - Action Against Hunger

    Members' publications

    Tags: Humanitarian

    Migration on the southern border of Honduras has reached record numbers and humanitarian aid has failed to keep pace, warned Action Against Hunger.
  • Urgent plea to avert unprecedented humanitarian crisis amid looming Israeli land incursion into Gaza - Joint statement

    Members' publications

    Tags: Humanitarian, Conflict

    In this joint statement, several VOICE members call for the international community to uphold international law and prioritize the protection of civilians to avert further suffering and loss of human life after the Israel-Palestine conflict escalation.
  • Global Hunger Index 2023

    Members' publications

    Tags: Hunger, Food security

    The 2023 Global Hunger Index (GHI) shows that, after many years of advancement up to 2015, progress against hunger worldwide remains largely at a standstill. As the effects of crises multiply and intensify, more and more people are experiencing severe hunger, with the situation expected to worsen throughout the year.
  • Invitation - Hungry for Change: Can We Win the Fight Against Hunger? 17 October 2023

    Members' publications

    Tags: Hunger

  • Navigating narratives in Ukraine: humanitarian response amid solidarity and resistance - ODI/HPG

    Tags: Humanitarian

    This paper examines the role played by narratives in driving policy decisions in relation to the humanitarian response to the war in Ukraine.
  • Nagorno-Karabakh: Caritas urges the EU and UN to increase their humanitarian response

    Members' publications

    Tags: Humanitarian, Conflict

    Caritas Internationalis and Caritas Europa stress that all people who have fled from Nagorno-Karabakh, over 60.000, must receive humanitarian assistance.
  • The humanitarian imperative in the face of exploding needs and the need for transformation

    Tags: NGOs, Humanitarian

    VOICE Board Member and Humanity and Inclusion Deputy Director of Operations, Jean-Pierre Delomier, in this article highlights the necessity for humanitarian aid to transform the sector to face growing needs.
  • Climate crisis in failed states: Humanitarian aid at its limit

    Tags: NGOs, Climate, Humanitarian

    The flood disaster in Libya is yet another example that clearly shows that the effects of climate change are exacerbated where government structures are weak or non-existent. This is where humanitarian aid is particularly difficult. It is up to politicians to tackle this – including through ambitious climate efforts, explains Michael Kühn, Welthungerhilfe Senior Policy Advisor and VOICE Board member.