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

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VOICE advocacy for EU humanitarian aid funding in 2014 NEW   [11/04/2014]  
The EU is a major humanitarian donor, supporting 120 million people in 2013. The European Commission recently addressed a request to the European Parliament and Council for a transfer of funds. VOICE and its network members have been active across the European Union, urging decision-makers to respond positively to this request. more
Challenges for EU humanitarian aid in 2014 discussed at VOICE/VENRO Roundtable in Berlin NEW   [25/03/2014]  
In the context of the exceptional number of ongoing high level humanitarian crises and institutional change that the EU will face in coming months, VOICE, and VENRO the German national NGO platform - organised a Roundtable Challenges for EU humanitarian aid in 2014. more
In 2013 - VOICE in Figures   [25/02/2014]  
2013 was a busy year for VOICE, but also a fruitful one. The annual report, giving a deep insight into all activities and achievements of the network, is still in preparation. Nevertheless, before it will be published, the Secretariat would like to share some of the figures indicating VOICE undertakings in the past year. more
VOICE members sign open letter to the UN Security Council appealing for Resolution on humanitarian access to civilians in Syria   [18/02/2014]  
Eight VOICE member organisations are among the thirty seven civil society organisations from across the world who signed an appeal to the Foreign Ministers of UN Security Council members to take the necessary measures to assure humanitarian access to the Syrian population in urgent need of live-saving aid. more
Presenting an NGO perspective in the High-Level Meeting on the Central African Republic   [24/01/2014]  
VOICE participated in the pledging conference called in Brussels by the European Commission and UNOCHA, where international donors pledged 366 million in response to the CAR crisis. more
VOICE participates in European Parliament discussion on the place of humanitarian aid in EU external action   [24/01/2014]  
On January 20, VOICE participated in the public hearing held by the Committee on Development of the European Parliament, discussing the recent Communication on the EU comprehensive approach and its consequences. more
VOICE Event - Impact of donor counter-terrorism measures on principled humanitarian action: What can the EU do?   [30/11/2013]  
VOICE, together with its member NRC, organized an event on the impact of donor counter-terrorism measures on principled action focused on the EU on the 4th of November. Event report available! more