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The Official Launch of the DCHI & RVO Humanitarian Accelerator Programme on energy 2020

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The Official Launch of the DCHI & RVO Humanitarian Accelerator Programme on energy 2020

Joined by over 80 participants, DCHI together with the Netherlands Enterprise Agency and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs kicked off to accelerate Read more

Fostering an Open Innovation Culture 

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Fostering an Open Innovation Culture 

I’m currently facilitating an accelerator program. The main aim of this program is to spread open innovation culture within an organization,… Read more

Coming Soon: Living with Floods Accelerator Programme with the Netherlands Red Cross

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Coming Soon: Living with Floods Accelerator Programme with the Netherlands Red Cross

In a few weeks time our board member, The Netherlands Red Cross (NLRC) together with DCHI, will be launching the Living with Floods challenge. ThisRead more

Register for our Upcoming Focal Point Café on Access to Modern Energy

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Register for our Upcoming Focal Point Café on Access to Modern Energy

Join this special edition Focal Point Café on clean energy and our Humanitarian Accelerator Programme Launch

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DCHI Summer Reading Inspiration

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DCHI Summer Reading Inspiration

The DCHI Summer Reading Inspiration list on Innovation is here! Our Innovation Manager Sandra has compiled a summer reading list, while she’sRead more

Top Tips on Scaling Humanitarian Innovation Projects During First DCHI Academy

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Top Tips on Scaling Humanitarian Innovation Projects During First DCHI Academy

We recently welcomed our coalition to the first DCHI academy webinar, where we explored how to get from idea to innovation to scale. Thanks to ourRead more

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Energy

Energy

Access to Modern Energy is increasingly recognized as an area of humanitarian concern. If communities affected by crises go without proper access to energy, it becomes impossible for them to meet the basic needs of life. In fact, if humanitarian organisations do not adequately address access to energy in their programmes, they risk contributing to the very same problems they aim to solve.

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Project Spotlights: Collaboration

Project Spotlights: Collaboration

To continue inspiring our readers, we will increasingly be sharing our coalitions stories about projects that serve as excellent examples of humanitarian innovation in action. In particular, we will be spotlighting projects that have collaborated with different partners to fulfill their desired impact. If you want a project to be spotlighted within the coalition, get in touch!

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Focal Point Café

Focal Point Café

DCHI is very excited to announce that we will be hosting regular Focal Point Café meetings in 2020 as our newest networking opportunity within the Humanitarian Innovation Sector! We will host regular meet-ups that will offer the perfect opportunity to network in a casual-setting, whilst having the opportunity to hear about humanitarian innovation cases and relevant themes, as well as exploring best practices and lessons learnt from various organisations.

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Global Scaling Strategy for ‘Team Up’

Global Scaling Strategy for ‘Team Up’

TeamUp is an intervention developed by Save the Children, UNICEF and War Child to meet the urgent psychosocial needs of refugee children. Following the successful pilots and growing interest from country offices, other organisations and donors, TeamUp is now ready to scale as a global intervention. DCHI was approached in order to facilitate the scaling strategy, supporting in making decisions and documenting the plan of action. DCHI has focused on defining the ambition, describing the different approaches to scale and aligning the different visions and ideas within the coalition.

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