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Start Network Annual Conference
This year’s Annual Conference will frame and inspire conversation about the Start Network’s vision and enable delegates to discuss and influence its evolution.
Start for Change 2016
The Start Network is pleased to announce the programme for Start for Change 2016, a week-long series of events to drive our vision to connect people in crisis to the best possible solutions.
Start for Change Members Day
The Start Network is please to announce details of Start for Change 2016: Members Day, a day to enable our member to dive deeper into conversations raised at the Annual Conference.
Irish Aid supports Start Fund with further 1M EUR
First DEPP Pakistan Learning Hub meeting held in Islamabad
Providing a unique opportunity to enhance coordination and collaboration amongst different DEPP projects at country level.
Start Network publishes 2016 Business Plan
The Business Plan will enable stakeholders of the Start Network to understand, endorse, support and participate in the activities of the Network.
Start Network sets up decision making group in Nairobi
Yesterday in Nairobi, the Start Network ran a workshop for members of an in-country decision making group.
The Morning Shift on Lesvos
Here Crystal Wells, Roving Communications Officer, International Medical Corps, gives an account of the morning shift on Lesvos.