local humanitarian leadership

Local Humanitarian Leadership

May 24, 2021

The View from Local Actors At the World Humanitarian Summit in May 2016, governments, people affected by crises, civil society, private sector, UN agencies, international organizations, and other humanitarian actors came together and committed to changes that would make life-saving action more effective. Among the commitments was to strengthen local humanitarian systems, a commitment that […]

Building Stronger Ground: Narratives of Local Humanitarian Leadership in the Philippines

August 11, 2020

Local humanitarian actors are on the brink of what could be a revolutionary movement in the global humanitarian space, which is still dominated by huge and powerful international players. In the Philippines, this movement started way before the Typhoon Haiyan catastrophe of 2013. For many communities in the country, local humanitarian actors were always at […]