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5th Humanitarian Congress Vienna: – The Future of Humanitarian Aid – Conclusions

Conflicts are becoming more protracted, populations and inequality grows and environmental disasters are on the rise. Needs of humanitarian assistance, both short- and long-term, will be acute and widespread. In the next years policy and the aid sector will need to evolve and adapt.

Considering the discussions of the 5th Humanitarian Congress and taking into account the experience and expertise of the 14 Austrian humanitarian organizations responsible for organising the Humanitarian Congress Vienna we conclude with the following demands for the Future of Humanitarian Aid:


Event Report

Planning Workshop for Inclusive Systems Development Project

(13.03.2019 – Nachlese) After 2 one-week-trainings on the „market systems approach – MSD“ in October and November 2018, a group of 9 Austrian NGOs interested to further learn and apply this approach in their organisations met last week on March 13th to plan their consortia project „capacity development on inclusive systems development“.




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Unterstützte Position

EuropeAid: DEAR Call 2016

While the new EuropeAid Development Education and Awareness Raising (DEAR) Call 2016 is highly appreciated as a timely call for proposals reflecting very well the development and DEAR priorities of the European union as well as new international frameworks like the SDGs and the outcomes of COP21, it – however – holds a very problematic and threatening administrative provision on page 18 of the guidelines. 19 NGOs platforms/networks and 53 NGOs wrote a joint letter to the European Commission calling for a Corrigendum.