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
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 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
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