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Published on 30 January 2024

Working in Fragile Contexts – Strengthening Resilience

The OECD defines 5 dimensions of fragility: political, societal, security, environmental and economic. It is defined as the combination of exposure to risk and insufficient coping capacity of the state, system and/or communities to manage, absorb or mitigate those risks.

30 January 2024

Transversal Themes on Peace, Human Rights and Culture

We have divided our transversal themes into [A] Triple Nexus, referring to the interlinkages between humanitarian, development and peace actions; and [B] Interculturality.

5 March 2024

Toolbox: Human Rights Based Approach HRBA

Applying the HRBA in development programmes contributes to sustaining peace, peace building and conflict prevention. The HRBA seeks to analyse discrimination and inequalities that lie at the heart of development problems and to transform these practices and the underlying power dynamics. It shifts the notion of development away from charity to focus on rights and corresponding obligations. The HRBA guides development programs in the application of the following human rights principles and norms: Equality and non-discrimination, participation and empowerment, accountability, indivisibility and universality of human rights

5 March 2024

Toolbox: Conflict Sensitive Programme Management CSPM

Here you will find toolkits that are key to work in fragile and conflict-affected contexts.