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Initially founded in 1992 to provide life-saving assistance to children affected by conflicts or natural disasters, Qatar Charity expanded its areas of expertise over more than two decades to include various humanitarian and development aid fields. Driven by its vision of dignity for all, Qatar Charity, one of the leading NGOs in the Middle East, works in over 50 countries either through its 25 regional offices or through local partnerships to saves lives, to help communities rebuild and to empower the most vulnerable communities. Between 2013 and 2017, Qatar Charity spent over $1.3bn to change the lives of more than 178 million people including refugees, victims of disasters or conflicts, and vulnerable communities among which the children, women and elderly.


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The Regulatory Authority of Charitable Activities (RACA) is an independent governmental agency established by the State of Qatar in 2014. Besides its regulatory role, RACA promotes and supports humanitarian and development aid activities of Qatari NGOs. RACA plays a vital role to raise the standards of efficiency and transparency of charitable work based on proven best practices. Through local NGOs, RACA collaborates with leading international humanitarian aid organizations to ensure active foreign aid contribution to achieve the SDGs.

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Al-Khair Foundation is a UK-based international NGO providing humanitarian support, international development and emergency aid in some of the world’s most deprived areas. Established in 2003 and rapidly growing into one of the leading Muslim charities in the UK, Al-Khair Foundation also looks to tackle issues prevalent in the UK as well, such as unemployment, education, women’s empowerment and domestic violence. Recipient of the JustGiving "The Most Successful Fundraiser 2010" award.

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Toyota Gibraltar Stockholdings Ltd, established in 1996, is Toyota Motor Corporation’s official supplier of ex-stock Toyota vehicles and parts to aid and humanitarian agencies worldwide. A one-stop shop combining vehicles, parts, conversions, logistics, insurance, Toyota warranty, 24/7after-sales support and technical and driver training. TGS. More than just cars.

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The European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) funds the delivery of assistance to people affected by natural and man-made disasters around the globe, regardless of their nationality, religion, gender, ethnic origin or political aff liation. Every year this assistance reaches tens of millions of the world’s most vulnerable people.


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ReliefWeb is the leading humanitarian information source on global crises and disasters. It is a specialized digital service of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). We provide reliable and timely information, enabling humanitarian workers to make informed decisions and to plan effective response. We collect and deliver key information, including the latest reports, maps and infographics and videos from trusted sources.

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Diplomatic Courier is a global affairs media network that connects global publics to leaders in international affairs, diplomacy, business, development, technology, and social good. Diplomatic Courier’s global network spans 180 countries and six continents. Readers can find us in print, online, mobile apps, video, and social media. We are also the hosts of the futuristic global series of events called The World in 2050. We hosted the first one in 2013 to explore the Future of Diplomacy. Since then, we’ve tackled several megatrends such as food, jobs, education, philanthropy, and cities.


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Fleet Forum was formed in 2003 to encourage, facilitate, and develop relationships between humanitarian aid and development organisations all over the world. It has grown to encompass commercial transport organizations that share concerns about road safety, green practices, and fleet efficiency. It is an interagency association of more than 40 members, including NGOs, international organisations, the UN, academic institutions, donors, and corporate partners.

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Humanitarian Alternatives is an international review of debate and research dedicated to humanitarian action. Published three times a year, its bilingual issues (French/English) are available in printed form and on our website. Humanitarian Alternatives is supported by ten foundations and works closely with a developing network of universities and institutes.

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AsianNGO is the premier source of information for organizations working in NGOs & Civil Society, CSR, Social Enterprise. With a mix of print, web and digital media, AsianNGO provides information on grant opportunities, news and policy updates, partnership linkages and learning resources.

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World NGO Day is an international calendar day annually observed on the 27th of February. Officially recognized and declared by the 12 countries in 2010 and first time marked by the UN, EU leaders and international organizations in 2014. The international day recognises the NGO sector’s importance, value to society, and all the individuals involved worldwide, that dedicate their time to their cause. It also provides an opportunity to honour and remember NGO founders, employees, volunteers, members and various other individuals who have devoted their lives to the work of NGOs and for a cause they believe in. Each year World NGO Day is celebrated from New Zealand and Australia, to the North and South Americas, bringing together supporters from the NGO sector, international and government leaders, multi and bilateral organisations, private sectors, communities, teachers, learners and experts in the field.

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Crisis Response Journal is the international publication focusing on response, resilience, continuity and security issues arising from large scale natural and man-made disasters, emergencies and terrorist attacks. CRJ analyses past events to draw vital lessons for the future, while constantly scanning the horizon to identify and help mitigate new threats.


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HLA promotes and supports professional development initiatives within the global humanitarian logistics community of practice. It acts as a neutral interface to leverage knowledge, information and capability across humanitarian organisations.

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GINA International mission is to support development and adoption of new technologies for safe and efficient relief operations. We equip NGOs with security management, mapping and monitoring tools.

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EISF is an independent, member-led network of European-based NGOs, which exists to share best practice, provide peer support, and produce practical research for security risk management in the humanitarian sector. EISF is committed to improving the safety and security of relief operations and staff, by strengthening humanitarian security risk management in a way that allows greater access to and impact for crisis-affected populations.

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Insecurity Insight is an association dedicated to generating data on the impact of insecurity on people's lives. Through the Aid in Danger project, Insecurity Insight monitors the effect of violence and the threat of violence on aid delivery. The Aid in Danger country profiles for aid agencies provide a unique insight into the specific NGO working environments and are designed to make agencies aware of reasonably foreseeable events and generally encourage organisations to develop mitigation strategies.

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Shout Out UK are a multi-award winning independent youth news platform that provides young people with the tools necessary to engage in politics and a platform to shout out and be heard. Our aim is to provide a global collective voice for the next generation that is armed with the tools necessary to incite positive change.

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Avenir Analytics is a consulting firm specialised in supporting organisations working in humanitarian assistance and development aid to improve organisational and operational efficiency and effectiveness to better help people affected by disaster and poverty. Its expertise is derived from decades of experience working with a diverse range of partners on multifaceted and complex issues in all regions of the world.


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The Humanitarian New Research Network brings together researchers, journalists and NGOs interested in humanitarian communication. Based at City, University of London, the network organises events about humanitarian communications, and shares new research on their website and twitter.


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Initiated by the Belgian Development Cooperation and set in motion by Deputy Prime Minister Alexander De Croo, is the online platform for the Belgian Digital for Development ecosystem. Its goal is to create partnerships between the private sector and the development sector in realising the Sustainable Development Goals. (Coordinated by Close the Gap and Agoria)


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NOHA Network on Humanitarian Action is an international association of universities born from the idea that academia has an essential role to play in the humanitarian sector by offering multidisciplinary education, training and research. Over the past years, the network has expanded throughout the world within the framework of NOHA Global.

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Last Mile Mobile Solutions; LMMS was developed by World Vision, is used globally in over 30 countries, by dozens of leading NGOs and humanitarian agencies. Bringing ease and efficiency to beneficiary Registration, Digital Identity, In Kind Distribution, Cash Distribution: Electronic Voucher, E-Cash, Management Insights and Multi-Agency. Transforming Humanitarian Service Delivery.

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DevelopmentAid is a European social enterprise working in the field of international development cooperation. DevelopmentAid is the leading, innovative membership organisation providing comprehensive information services for the international developmental sector. By providing a nexus of funding opportunities, expertise, and carefully curated data, DevelopmentAid specialises in connecting donors, agencies, consultancy firms, NGOs, and individual professionals in the international development field.

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The Center for Global Development works to reduce global poverty and improve lives through innovative economic research that drives better policy and practice by the world's top decision makers. We generate new ideas, actionable policy proposals, and independent research, and spark critical global development conversations. Our scholars conduct analysis, informed by evidence and experts from around the world, to design practical policy solutions and spur intellectual debate.


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CONCORD is the European NGO confederation for Relief and Development. Its 28 national associations, 21 international networks and 3 associate members represent over 2,600 NGOs which are supported by millions of citizens across Europe. CONCORD is the main interlocutor with the EU institutions on development policy.


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The International Association of Communication Activists was founded to support the communication of small non-profit organizations which operate in different areas of society. Our goal is to build an effective partnership between the world of communication and the non-profit world, to strengthen awareness of the messages reported by voluntary organizations about issues or problems of public interest.


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Cité de la Solidarité Internationale supports the development of international solidarity actors. Our overall ambition is to create links between organisations, companies, universities, public sector institutions, as well as to think up innovative forms of cooperation in order to meet future challenges.

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The European Sting is a Brussels based, European media that was born to bring a different critical and truly independent angle to European News and Affairs. The Sting is giving every day the fierce fight for a better and stronger European Union through constructive criticism and unique insights. We are treating daily in a unique way European Politics, Economics, Foreign Affairs, Business and ICT Agenda. We are committed to bridge the gap between Brussels and the EU member states by freely voicing the views of every European citizen. Tired of reading the basics? Visit and be part of the Hive that disrupts European Media.