Ours is a rapidly changing sector in which there is a continual drive for improvement. As we deal with increasing amounts of complexity we find that by sharing openly of our different areas of expertise we are able to help each other to develop.

Some recent examples include:

  • Child Rights workshop (Nairobi) as the culmination of 18-months of work exploring best practices in engaging with children to realize their rights – rights based approach, participation, communication, effective programming, advocacy.
  • Well established training programme which introduces key concepts of EU Development funding and what is needed to write a grant winning proposal. To date more than 400 people have been trained in 11 workshops held in Asia, South America, Africa and Europe.
  • Specialised workshops looking at specific issues – including gender, sustainability and inclusion of people with disabilities.

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2018 European Disability and Development Week

It’s back! For the 3rd consecutive year, IDDC are organising ‘European Disability and Development Week’, starting with the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (December 3) and concluding a week later on Human Rights Day (December 10). You can find out more and register your workshop at the following website – click here to access. #EDDW18 […]

The Inclusion Game

‘Disability inclusion should not be a heavy topic and a burden, but energising and a great thing to do.’ With that thought, EU-CORD member Light for the World has developed a game that helps to facilitate disability inclusion in a playful way. The Inclusive health game is the first game in a series of Inclusion […]

Sharan Kelly, new Chair of EU-CORD

Sharan Kelly, Chief Executive Officer of Tearfund Ireland is the new Chair of EU-CORD. Sharan has taken a leading role in the development of EU-CORD’s new strategy and has been a visible figure in the network for some years. She takes over from Jim Ingram, Medair CEO who has guided the network for the past 3-years. […]

Towards Inclusion – a guide for practitioners

We are pleased to draw your attention to the recently released publication “TOWARDS INCLUSION – A GUIDE FOR ORGANIZATIONS & PRACTITIONERS”, which is the result of collaboration between  Light for the World, Mission East, and ICCO Cooperation. Based on decades of experience of working with the most marginalized and excluded communities, the three organizations cooperated to […]

Introducing new EU-CORD member – World Relief Germany

In this article we introduce the second German member to join us this year. Who is World Relief Germany? World Relief Germany was founded in 1998 as PartnerAid. The Christian organisation summarises their work and motivation as follows: ‘Our faith in God and commitment to reconciliation motivate us to partner with communities in relief and […]

European Disability and Development Week 2016

Together for Inclusion / #EDDW16 As a member of IDDC, EU-CORD is mobilising for a week of activities dedicated to disability and international cooperation. European Disability and Development Week (EDDW, #EDDW16) will begin on 3rd of December, International Day of Persons with Disabilities, and will conclude on 10th of December, which is Human Rights Day. Framed by these […]

EU-CORD’s Vision for Advocacy

At the EU-CORD General Assembly in May EU-CORD’s new vision for advocacy was adopted. This document, which can be accessed here, sets out EU-CORD’s vision for global justice. It is the understandings and aspirations explained here that guide our advocacy work, both now and in the years to come. The document has come from a […]

EU-CORD in Together We Stand

EU-CORD has been featured in ‘Together We Stand’ – a publication of the  United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) for the first World Humanitarian Summit. The publication brings together the experiences of many different actors in humanitarian work and demonstrates best practices in meeting the needs of people affected by disaster or […]

Improving humanitarian intervention

Hassan and Marwa fled Syria with their sons into Jordan by hitching a ride on a cattle car. They were dropped into the middle of the desert near the Jordanian border. After walking for five hours, they finally arrived in Jordan, finding a small apartment in Amman where they live with their three sons. Two […]

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