watch Click here to read them. Their report made recommendations to shrink the needs, deepen and broaden the resource base for humanitarian action, and to improve delivery.
Currently 61 signatories 24 Member States, 21 NGOs, 12 UN agencies, two Red Cross movements, and two inter-governmental organisations are working across nine workstreams to implement the commitments. The above infographics provides general information on the Grand Bargain, based on the and Grand Bargain Annual Reports. Hoover and click to find out more. The Grand Bargain progress About the Grand Bargain - visual 1-pager, July The presentation provides information on the various governance structures of the Grand Bargain.
After starting the presentation click on the arrows to navigate different sections. Hoover and click anywhere on the map to find out examples of the Grand Bargain implementation. To get more means into the hands of people in need and to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of humanitarian action, the Grand Bargain sets out 51 commitments distilled in 9 thematic work streams and one cross cutting commitment. Greater Transparency. More support and funding tools to local and national responders.
Increase the use and coordination of cash-based programming. Reduce Duplication and Management costs with periodic functional reviews. Improve Joint and Impartial Needs Assessments. A Participation Revolution: include people receiving aid in making the decisions which affect their lives.
Increase collaborative humanitarian multi-year planning and funding. Reduce the earmarking of donor contributions. Harmonize and simplify reporting requirements. Enhance engagement between humanitarian and development actors.
The Grand Bargain signatories provide optional written statements on the ocassion of the Annual Meeting in June Click here to read the signatories' statements. Each Grand Bargain signatory is invited to report annually on its progress to advance and implement the commitments of the Grand Bargain. The self-reporting exercise provides accountability towards the wider humanitarian community, beneficiaries and other stakeholders.
It is also used as a starting point for the analysis provided by an independent annual report. This report assesses the progress of each work stream, and of the overall Grand Bargain initiative. Upcoming Meetings. July 8, Update on supporting survivor-led responses, July The Grand Bargain Annual Meeting shows renewed commitment by signatories. July 1, Georgieva in the Fall. Keeping the desired end state in mind, I would humbly put forward for consideration a five-step proposal to put the Grand Bargain back on a trajectory that will leave contributors feeling it was a worth-while endeavour.
First, to maintain the feeling of ownership in the Grand Bargain process, all 59 signatories should be meaningfully consulted on proposed changes. Other members of the Facilitation Group - Sweden, the U. During the consultations, the change process should be made very clear.
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If the rules change, there should be a transparent decision-making process with clarity of roles, responsibilities and where decisions are taken. Second, we should avoid spending too much time picking and choosing commitments and restructuring and agreeing on baselines and indicators. We should remain committed to implementing the whole package. I believe the workstreams looking at transparency and reporting are moving in the right direction in this regard. Third, we should double down on those pieces of the Grand Bargain that are working.
We need more donors and partners to join Year 2 of the reporting pilot. These can be replicated.
She has previously worked for NGOs, the World Bank and spent a number of years as a journalist for a regional newspaper in the U. Partners In partnership with:. Bulgaria 4. Germany 9. Also with him is Jan Egeland right , U. Translating the commitments into reality: what is happening now and what are the next steps It is anticipated that the implementation of the sum of the Grand Bargain commitments will result in better aid , with humanitarian action moving from a supply-driven model dominated by aid providers, to a demand-driven model, more responsive to the people being assisted. Ireland Organisations 1.
The more of these types of engagements, the better. The presence of the Eminent Person in country-level dialogue would be meaningful.