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Education in emergencies research partnerships through the looking glass
In this paper, we reflect on the historical and ongoing legacies of (neo)colonialism and imperialism in education in emergencies (EiE) research and practice using collaborative auto-ethnography. Specifically, we explore how we’ve experienced hierarchies of power, positionality and privilege, and how we’ve benefited and/or been victims of this in the past.
Localising power and responsibility for education through community-based structures
A Thematic Review by the Girls’ Education Challenge (GEC) explored how structures from within the community – or community-based structures (CBSs) – contributed to the successful implementation of interventions during the COVID-19 pandemic. It identified six key factors which were present in projects which successfully adapted to this new way of working.
Inter-Agency Toolkit on Localisation in Humanitarian Coordination
This toolkit aims to be the go-to resource for localisation across a range of clusters and humanitarian coordination structures, with tools relevant to a wide range of practitioners.
Beyond the Partnership Debate: Localizing Knowledge Production in Refugee and Forced Migration Studi
Drawing on the results of a review of forced displacement research centres based in the global South and interviews with the directors of these centres, this article encourages a shift from focusing on research partnerships to an approach that supports the localization of knowledge production in refugee and forced migration studies.
Guidance note on capacity strengthening for localisation
This guidance note collates recommendations on capacity strengthening drawing from three regional workshops conducted by the Grand Bargain Localisation Workstream in 2019, including representatives of local and national NGOs, international NGOs, government and regional donors, and UN agencies.
As local as possible, as international as necessary: Understanding capacity and complementarity in humanitarian action
Understanding these debates and issues is critical to understanding whether the current diagnosis and proposed solutions to support a more local humanitarian response are the right ones. This Working Paper takes a critical look at this discourse.
Localisation in Coordination
Following the World Humanitarian Summit, the Protection and Education Cluster Lead Agencies, and Co-Leads made commitments to promote localisation. In essence, this means that coordination groups and their respective response strategies should be guided by the principle – “as local as possible, as international as necessary.”