The Third Global Humanitarian Policy Forum was held in New York on 3-4 December, 2017. HAI was invited to participated in a panel discussion to speak on Humanitarian Financing. Full report of the event can be read here. On this occasion, the first report of Agenda for Humanity was also released. HAI CEO Sudhanshu S. […]
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HAI Board had its governing body meeting on 18 November 2018. Dr Shashi Tharoor, patron of #HAI, couldn’t join the meeting, therefore sent a very inspiring video message to us. Please listen the message here.
In the month of October 2017, HAI had participated in a panel discussion in The Hague, organised by Oxfam Novib and Dutch Knowledge Platform. The discussion was focused on the localisation process in the light of Grand Bargain and Charter for Change commitments. A brief report could be read here:
A Nordic journal Development Today, interviewed HAI CEO Sudhanshu S. Singh on fundraising pattern in India. Singh is quite vocal against the fundraising pattern of western NGOs in the growing economies of global South. This practice not only defeats the localisation process, but also further marginalises local and national actors and their response capacity. The […]
Local and national actors are often the first responders to disasters. Yet they come to disadvantageous situation when it comes to accessing funds. They are often used as ‘cheap implementer’ by the international actors, who neither given they due overhead cost, nor due visibility in their media publication. The same was experienced during flood response […]