What is localisation?

Localisation is broadly, a collective process involving various stakeholders that aims to return local actors, whether civil society organisations or local public institutions, to the centre of the humanitarian system with a greater role in humanitarian response.

Congolese diamond miners expelled from Angola

Hundreds of thousands of Congolese migrants have been forced to leave Angola, as part of an Angolan crackdown on illegal diamond mining. The United Nations warns that this mass expulsion may result in a humanitarian crisis.

Gender-mainstreaming is pivotal for the protection of female asylum seekers

The term “gender-mainstreaming”, refers to the international strategy towards realising gender equality. The strategy involves integrating gender perspectives into public policy.  

Reaching a new threshold in the persecution of the Rohingya

Thousands of refugees in India and Bangladesh to be resettled in Rakhine state under new tripartite agreement with Myanmar.

Migration management and the EU in Libya

Despite the numbers of migrants leaving North African countries for Europe decreasing in the last couple of years, migration management remains a key and contentious topic between EU member states.

Humanitarian aid workers released from Greek prison

Four humanitarian aid workers, including Trinity graduate Sean Binder, released from Greek prison on bail today.

At STAND News, our team of editors and contributors believe in the power of sharing stories that celebrate and connect ordinary people doing extraordinary things to make the world a better place. (They also believe in the power of coffee and are familiar with the sound of a deadline as it whizzes past!). We welcome contributions from anyone with the desire to help bring about positive change. If you have something to share, we’d love to hear from you!

STAND Book Club

The STAND Book Club is a chance for students & youth around Ireland to hear from high level activists, campaigners, thinkers in Ireland about the books that opened their mind, made them mad, got them to see the world in different light and forced them to take action. Taking place in Books Upstairs on D’Olier Street on the third Monday of each month, it’s not to be missed! The final book club of 2018 takes place on Monday 19th November from 6-7pm with guest speaker Ailbhe Smyth. Ailbhe’s chosen book of the month is ‘Sister Outsdier’ by Audre Lorde. Check out our Facebook page for updates!

 

 

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