DG ECHO Resilience Marker Guidelines
A you know, the European Commission is committed to support strengthening of resilience throughout its interventions. The Resilience Marker (Section 8 of the Single Form) is a tool to assess to what extent humanitarian actions funded by DG ECHO integrate resilience considerations by accounting and addressing risks related to climate change, environmental degradation, natural and biological hazards, conflict and epidemics to the extent relevant to humanitarian action.
In this framework, DG ECHO just published the General Guidelines for Resilience Marker containining explanations and examples on how to assess and include resilnece in humanitarian actions. Have a look!
DG ECHO New Cash Transfer policy
The new policy document summarises the position of the DG ECHO on the use of cash transfers in responding to humanitarian needs and presents operational guidance setting out DG ECHO’s expectations in the field of humanitarian cash assistance.
DG ECHO publishes the "Minimum Environmental Requirements and Recommendations" document
DG ECHO, together with its partners, has developed project-level minimum environmental requirements for partners, covering priority areas. The reults have been published in the document "Minimum Environmental Requirements and Recommendations"
NDICI - Global Europe - Information conference
DG INTPA - Unit D.3 - organised a conference where some relevant aspects of the NDICI - Global Europe instrument have been explained.
The European Commission and the results based financing (RBF)
The European Commission has shown a long-standing interest in RBF approaches. In late 2019, the Center for Global Development ntered in a research partnership with DG INTPA to develop operational guidelines for the use of results-based financing.