stands for Voluntary Organisations in Cooperation in Emergencies. It is a network representing 83 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
VOICE visible at annual ECHO Partners Conference NEW[20/11/2013] On November 5-6 the Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department of the European Commission (DG ECHO) organised the annual conference with its partners. The VOICE President adressed ECHO partners on behalf of humanitarian NGOs. more
Whose emergency is it anyway? The role of local actors [05/11/2013] We are pleased to present to you the latest issue of VOICE Out Loud. Combining the contextualised knowledge and experience of the local partner with the humanitarian expertise of international agencies can substantially improve the effectiveness of humanitarian aid and contribute to building local skills and capacity. Achieving this however may not be as easy as it sounds. more
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