Dg Echo Framework Partnership Agreement

- September 17, 2021

Factsheet: the `specific` part of the agreement The Framework Partnership Agreement defines the principles of the partnership between ECHO and humanitarian organisations. It defines the respective roles, rights and obligations of the partners and contains the legislation applicable to humanitarian actions funded by DG ECHO. In both cases, partners are selected based on specific criteria and legal and financial requirements as well as quality standards. This contributes to the value of partnerships for both the European Commission and the applicant organisation. At the World Humanitarian Summit, the world`s leading humanitarian donors and humanitarian organizations signed the Grand Bargain. Its main objective is to improve the way humanitarian aid is delivered by making it more effective and effective and thus reaching more people in need. In line with these objectives, the Commission is endeavouring to develop new and more strategic avenues of cooperation with the main humanitarian partners. In this regard, the Commission will select up to three AAA partners from NGOs interested in an innovative pilot partnership as part of the 2020 Humanitarian Implementation Plans. For more information, see the invitation to express interest and the annex.

The deadline for submission of the expression of interest is September 6, 2019. Chapters 1 to 6 are the `general` part of the agreement The Commission`s European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid (ECHO) operations have signed framework partnership agreements with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the International Federation of National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM). Like NGOs, the agreements set out the objectives and conditions for cooperation. You can find them here: dgecho-partners-helpdesk.eu/become_a_partner/start The ex ante evaluation articulates the three partnership options between ECHO and NGOs: the Commission`s European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid (ECHO) operations contribute, through their organisations, to specific actions, projects or programmes managed by the United Nations. The Financial and Administrative Framework Agreement (FAFA) sets out the general legal framework applicable to all agreements between the EU and the United Nations. For more information, see the ECHO-UN partnership website. else.dgecho-partners-helpdesk.eu/learn (course: “Certification 2021: What`s New?”) Relations between the Commission`s European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid (ECHO) actions and their non-governmental partners are governed by the Framework Partnership Agreement (AAA) for NGOs. The APF sets out the principles and conditions of the partnership, as well as the objectives and conditions that must be met when implementing EU-funded humanitarian actions. All measures and objectives shall be defined in such a way that they make the best use of the funds made available and are as effective as possible. ec.europa.eu/echo/funding-evaluations/funding-for-humanitarian-aid/consultations-partners-financing-decisions_en For more information on existing partners, types of partnerships and partnership procedures, visit echo`s partner website.

voiceeu.org/publications/update-on-the-development-of-the-next-echo-partnership-certificate.pdf The European Commission`s Directorate-General for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (DG ECHO) does not intervene directly on the ground. The implementation of humanitarian aid is carried out by humanitarian organisations such as humanitarian non-governmental organisations (NGOs), with which DG ECHO partners. . . .

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