International conference about the right to pension in the context of armed conflict in Ukraine will take place in Kyiv soon // 30.08.2017
Norwegian Refugee Council cordially invites to the conference “Right to pension in the context of armed conflict: international experience and solutions for Ukraine”, September 7 at President Hotel (Hospitalna str 12, Kyiv).
The conference aims to present the international experience in NGOs work and project management cycle, where focusing on the background and reason for failing projects and for the approaches that might be taken to sustain continuous improvement.
NRC: Position Paper on Resumption of Pensions to People, Residing in Non-Government Controlled Areas // 11.05.2017
More than a million citizens of Ukraine living in non-government controlled areas have been cut-off from their entitled benefits, or face a range of barriers and obstacles when seeking to obtain them. Such practice contradicts the international obligations of Ukraine and is discriminatory towards its citizens.
We are pleased to invite you to “Assessment methodology” training for humanitarian NGOs. The goal is to provide an overview of the basic principles and methods for needs assessment in humanitarian projects with an emphasis on practical application for humanitarian workers.
Several of Ukraine NGO Forum members have endorsed a position paper on draft law №3593-d // 08.03.2017
Several of Ukraine NGO Forum members have developed and endorsed a position paper on draft law №3593-d “On the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine.” They are certain that the bill will not foster the return and reintegration of the occupied territories in Eastern Ukraine, although it is likely to worsen the situation instead.
On the 23rd January 2017, the conference “Ukraine – The Human Face of the Eastern Conflict” organized by Action Contre La Faim took place at the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels.
The Program on Humanitarian Leadership (PHL) is now accepting applications for the 2017 PHL Training Course, consisting of 6 months of online and offline training. In May participants will arrive in Nairobi, Kenya, for a one-week, in-person leadership training course.
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Support to civil society, local authorities and human rights in Ukraine — by European Commission // 30.11.2016
The global objective of this call for proposals is to strengthen the role of civil society and local authorities in Ukraine in promoting transparent and participatory governance, democratic reforms and human rights, in facilitating the peaceful conciliation of group interests, and in ensuring inclusive socioeconomic development.
UNDEF funds projects to advance and support democracy // 25.11.2016
The United Nations Democracy Fund invites civil society organizations to apply for funding for projects to advance and support democracy during the annual proposal window (from November, 18th, till December, 18th, 2016) at www.un.org/democracyfund/.
UNDEF projects are two years long. Applicants can request a grant of a minimum of 100,000 US dollars and a maximum of 300,000 US dollars.
Second “Career English Online” program is open for IDPs and those who want to master English // 11.11.2016
The Regional English Language Office-Kyiv of U.S. Embassy Kyiv announces the launch of the second "Career English Online" program, which will be divided into four separate sections.
Ukrainian citizens displaced from the conflict zones in Eastern Ukraine and Crimea will be given enrollment priority. However, the course is also open to all interested nominees.
Apply for funding within “Assistance for recovery and development of self-employment” project by “People in Need” // 12.10.2016
Till December, 31st, 2016 a Czech humanitarian non-governmental, non-profit organization "People in Need" invites applicants to take part in the project "Assistance for recovery and development of self-employment." The project aims to provide support to start or recovery of the lost small business (self-employment)
The "Pope For Ukraine" initiative calls for proposals for Humanitarian and Livelihoods projects for people affected by the conflict in the East of Ukraine, to be implemented by NGOs up to June 2017.
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Information to be updated.
Donetsk regional organization of All-Ukrainian NGO "Committee of voters of Ukraine," a Ukraine NGO Forum Member, presented research "Specific features of the mindset and identity of the residents of controlled and uncontrolled territories of Donetsk region," conducted for Donbas Think Tank by the Ukrainian office of the international research agency IFAK Institut
Four operational links for well-coordinated response // 19.09.2016
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Free online courses on advocacy for NGOs // 19.09.2016
To move the changes forward sometimes you need to speak out on behalf of disadvantaged, vulnerable persons to have their voice heard on the important issues and their views taken into account when decisions are being made about their lives. That is what advocacy works for.
To get into this process and do it professionally you can go to the specific training or follow self-paced courses. At Ukraine NGO Forum we have chosen 4 of them to recommend you.
Humanitarian access essentials // 19.09.2016
Humanitarian assistance in situation of armed conflicts comes under the scope of the IHL
(International Humanitarian Laws) and humanitarian principles. All parties must respect the rules of IHL regulating humanitarian access to an armed conflict. Civilian population must have access to essential services, and impartial organizations should have direct access to them to provide the assistance needed.