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favorite AWN resource missing?

August 12, 2008 - 8:23am

Back in 2006, AWN switched to a new web site design and new platform. Unfortunately, some resources didn't get ported over.

for HR managers at humanitarian organizations

July 31, 2008 - 5:36pm

The EPN online email group is for Human Resource Managers and others to exchange ideas and experiences, ask for assistance and share information to improve the people management practices in their org

Sustainable Building Guidelines - post-Tsunami

July 26, 2008 - 7:59pm

Skat - Swiss Resource Centre and Consultancies for Development prepared the publication "After the Tsunami- Sustainable Building Guidelines for South-East Asia", which is based on Skat's longstandin

aid workers kidnapped in Afghanistan

July 20, 2008 - 5:04pm

Two French aid workers from Action Against Hunger (Action Contre la Faim - ACF) have been kidnapped in Afghanistan.

Tags: Security

Updated resources re: Earthquakes

July 18, 2008 - 12:02pm

The Active Learning Network on Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action (ALNAP) has updated its publication "Learning from earthquake relief and recovery operations.

Violence Forces Aid Programs Closure in Africa

July 18, 2008 - 7:23am

One World USA is reporting that a rising tide of violence, intimidation, and harassment is forcing humanitarian efforts to be postponed or terminated in the Horn of Africa.

Polio resurfaces in region of Pakistan

July 17, 2008 - 5:37pm

The Associated Press is reporting that an eight-month-old Pakistani girl has tested positive for polio in an area where militants campaigned against vaccination, according to the World Health Organiza

Your expertise supporting AWN

July 15, 2008 - 4:09pm

The Aid Workers Network is an all-volunteer-lead initiative.

gay & lesbian aid/development workers: resources & challenges

July 13, 2008 - 10:07am

The United Nations Gay, Lesbian or Bisexual Employees Organisation (UNGLOBE) was formed in 1996 and was granted official recognition that same year by the UN's Office of Human Resources Management as

sexual exploitation & abused by aid workers

July 11, 2008 - 6:58pm

Why don't refugees complain when they suffer with sexual exploitation or abused by aid workers ? Because keeping quiet is normal

By Jamie Munn
Research & Communications Manager

opinion: volunteers descend on Ghana

July 10, 2008 - 10:09am

A new blogger on Blogher gives her very honest, blunt perspective on the value -- or lack there of -- of short-term, inexperienced volunteers working abroad:

Czech conference challenge current development approaches

July 9, 2008 - 3:43pm

Are we on the right track? Paradigm review by CSOs as development actors
By Monika Matus and Filomenita Mongaya Høgsholm

Accra High-Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness: update from WIDE

July 9, 2008 - 3:40pm

This is an update on the upcoming forum by Nerea Craviotto for the WIDE Network (www.wide-network.org):

now to Aug 1 - online gender discussion by DAW

July 9, 2008 - 3:33pm

women and men: equal sharing of responsibilities

for aid workers in/from Australia

July 6, 2008 - 1:37pm

The July issue of the Australian Aid Resource and Training Guide (AARTG) is now available.
It is focused on aid workers from Australia.

New course: Women in Armed Conflict

July 6, 2008 - 1:30pm

The Austrian Study Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution (ASPR) will be hosting the International Civilian Peace-keeping and Peace-Building Training Program (IPT) "Women in Armed Conflict" from 12

Stop Violence Against Women website (STOPVAW)

July 6, 2008 - 1:24pm

The Stop Violence Against Women website (STOPVAW) is an online forum for information, advocacy and change.

Gender mainstreaming resources

July 4, 2008 - 11:50am

The latest Siyanda Update, Issue No. 67, July 2008, has a
"Quick Guide" to Gender mainstreaming resources. Here it is:

Tags: Women Gender

aid worker attitude: discuss

July 4, 2008 - 11:44am

"Attitudes of relief workers may range from enthusiastic amateurism to professional cynicism, from inexperienced clumsiness, to considered and experienced efficiency, and from altruism to avarice.

DPI/NGO Conference: 3-5 September, Paris

July 2, 2008 - 11:30am

The 61st Annual Conference for Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) associated with the United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI), will be held in Paris at UNESCO Headquarters from Wednes

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