Unfulfilled Promises

Addressing the gap between commitments and practice in locally led humanitarian action

In this report for Caritas Europa CHA research fellow Goda Milasiute analyses the considerable disparity between rhetoric and reality in supporting local humanitarian organisations. “Unfulfilled Promises” presents an innovative index ranking of 20 leading government donors, UN agencies and international NGOs based on the quality of their commitment to decentralise the humanitarian aid system, with scores based on a self-perception survey, factual reporting and an assessment by local humanitarian organisations.

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