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Predictions and calls to action for 2021


The events we have experienced in 2020 may catalyse the types of changes that the world has been demanding for many years. From localisation and decolonisation to action on the global climate emergency, to maximising technology and advocating for accountability. We asked our local and national members and our Hubs what predictions and calls to action they have for the sector for 2021.

15Dec20

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German Federal Foreign Office supports innovative programme for early humanitarian action


The German Federal Foreign Office (GFFO) has announced its support of €4.5 million for a programme of activities that will embed early humanitarian action across a global network of NGOs.

11Jan21

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10 things Start Network did in its 10th year


2020 was an eventful year, it was also Start Network's 10 year anniversary. Here we look back at 10 things Start Network did in its 10th year.

22Dec20

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MERF ends after providing assistance to more than 175,000 people


After more than three years, the Start Network’s Migration Emergency Response Fund (MERF) has closed. The fund was set up to address the unpredictable nature of the mixed migration context across the Mediterranean and rapidly respond to new or emerging needs. It also aimed to improve the effectiveness and understanding of migration responses and trends.

18Dec20

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New podcast launches to celebrate Start Network’s Change Makers


As part of Start Network’s 10-year anniversary, we wanted to celebrate those who have made or are making a considerable impact within their community, country, region, organisation or wider system – individuals, teams or organisations that are driving positive change within the humanitarian sector. In order to tell each of their stories, we teamed up with A Good Day in Africa to produce a series of podcasts, which will be released bi-weekly from 4 November.

03Nov20

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Marking a decade of positive disruption


I am delighted to present to you A Decade of Positive Disruption, a celebration of ten years of Start Network achievements and impacts on its 10-year anniversary.

14Oct20

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Start Network's Annual Report for 2019


Christina Bennett and Suzanne Lyne, Start Network's CEO and CFOO reflect on Start Network's impact in 2019.

02Sep20

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