Refugees from Darfur in a transit camp, near the city of Tine on the Chad border (June, 2004).

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stands for Voluntary Organisations in Cooperation in Emergencies. It is a network representing 82 European non governmental organisations (NGOs) active in humanitarian aid worldwide. Unlike its members, VOICE is not operational.

Seeking to involve its members in advocacy, common positioning and information exchange, VOICE is the main NGO interlocutor with the European Union on emergency aid and disaster risk reduction and it promotes the values of humanitarian NGOs. more

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VOICE Out Loud N.21 - European Year for Development: what's in it for humanitarian aid? NEW   [21/05/2015]  
In the first ever year devoted to European Union’s external actions and Europe’s role in the world, we are pleased to present the latest issue of VOICE Out Loud that deals with the European Year for Development. This issue of our newsletter invites our NGOs to highlight humanitarian issues where they consider the importance of longer-term action crucial. We also hear about EU’s role at a global level in the 2015 UN summits, the 2016 World Humanitarian Summit and the EU humanitarian budget. Finally, the Ukrainian crisis is discussed in terms of encountered difficulties in reaching the most vulnerable and the consequences of instability. more
VOICE is co-organising an event during the European Development Days NEW   [20/05/2015]  
VOICE with GNDR, ICCO Cooperation and World Vision is organising a Lab Debate on 3 June, where speakers will exchange views on building bridges between development, DRR, climate change adaptation and humanitarian initiatives. more
VOICE messages for the 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction   [12/03/2015]  
VOICE shares its main messages before the WCDRR in Sendai. more
Humanitarian Roundtable in Madrid, 13 March 2015   [09/03/2015]  
VOICE with Coordinadora de ONG para el Desarrollo (CONGDE) and Instituto de Estudios sobre Conflictos y Acción Humanitaria (IECAH), invites you to the “Humanitarian Roundtable Spain”. more
VOICE Office is moving   [20/02/2015]  
Please note that VOICE is moving on February 23-24. We hope to be fully operational from February 26. We are sorry for the downtime. Our new postal and visiting address is 71 Rue Royale, 1000 Brussels. more
The voice of NGOs in Europe preparing the World Humanitarian Summit   [11/02/2015]  
On 3 and 4 February, VOICE participated in the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) consultation for the European (and other countries) region in Budapest. This consultation was the fourth out of the eight regional consultations preparing the World Humanitarian Summit, which will be held in May 2016 in Istanbul. more
The President of VOICE met with Commissioner Stylianides   [23/01/2015]  
On 20 January 2015, the VOICE President, Nicolas Borsinger met with the Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides. more


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