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Cash Week 2018: Looking around and looking ahead

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Cash Week 2018 aimed to do two things: challenge us all to think differently about our work and to carve out a space to do so. In this blog, CaLP's Sophie Tholstrup reflects on the key debates from the week, and asks how we can build on this momentum and identify new ways of working to meet humanitarian...

26 November 2018

Standards on Cash and Markets: Time to raise the bar

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Humanitarian action is changing fast, and an updated set of shared standards will be crucial in upholding quality among a new generation of responders.  The launch of the new Sphere Handbook on November 6th represents the most comprehensive effort to date review the humanitarian standards, to keep...

20 November 2018

Arjun Claire EC ECHO CC BY-SA

CaLP’s Karen Peachey in Devex: “For cash transfers to work, we can’t ignore gender”

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Our interim director Karen Peachey is featured on Devex.com discussing the need to build the evidence around the relationship between gender and cash transfers. CaLP’s ‘Collected Papers on Gender and Cash Transfers’ is out now.

8 October 2018

CaLP Presents Cash Week 2018: Networking, learning, visioning

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Join us in London from 15-19 October 2018 to advance issues, reflect and prepare for the future of cash transfer programming.

19 September 2018

Three Takeaways from the ECOSOC-HAS Discussion on Linking Cash Transfers with Social Protection Systems

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There is growing interest from governments and donors alike in building or strengthening social protection systems to protect the poorest and most vulnerable people. CaLP's Lynn Yoshikawa joined a panel with representatives from governments, UN agencies, NGOs and donors to discuss the implications for...

11 July 2018

New Markets Support Tip Sheet and Webinar

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Have you heard about market support programming but don’t quite understand what it is or how to put it into practice? CaLP has developed a tip sheet with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and our Markets Working Group, and will share tips and tricks from the community of practice in a launch webinar on 19...

5 July 2018

The Grand Bargain Cash Meetings: what did we learn, how are we doing, where next?

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After cash focal points from Grand Bargain signatory organisations gathered in Rome for the second annual meeting of the Grand Bargain cash workstream, we ask how much progress has been made towards commitments, and what remains to be done.

19 June 2018

#SOWC2018 Launch Event and Webinar for the Asia Region, 16 May

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CaLP will launch the State of the World’s Cash report in the Asia region through a dedicated event with the Regional Cash Working Group. More information and details of how to join here.

14 May 2018

Upcoming Event: Learning from CTP in the Ebola response

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Join us for a dissemination event on May 29 in Dakar, Senegal, to explore the findings from CaLP's research on the use of cash transfers in the Ebola response, and how this can inform our responses in future epidemics.

9 May 2018

ERC Learning Event: Scaling up our tools and approaches for multi-purpose cash grants

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Watch the videos and read the recommendations from the ERC MPG Consortium event in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

1 May 2018