A special visibility website helps partner organisations meet visibility requirements. The European Commission`s Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid (ECHO) actions are working with more than 200 partner organisations to provide humanitarian aid worldwide. Humanitarian partners include non-governmental organisations (NGOs), international organisations, UN agencies and specialist institutions of EU member states. The humanitarian organization assigns the necessary mandates to implement the action in accordance with the rules and procedures established in Schedule IV of this Partnership Framework Agreement. A declaration that the humanitarian organization has signed a voluntary code of conduct or charter in which it respects the principles of impartiality, independence, neutrality and non-discrimination in the delivery of humanitarian aid; With regard to the requirements of Article 11.2, if the Commission considers that the humanitarian organisation`s internal control and risk management procedures are in line with the standards and best practices in this sector, that the procurement procedures are in line with the binding principles and specific rules set out in Schedule IV and that the financial capacity of the humanitarian organisation is proportionate, the measures are subject to the monitoring mechanism. The measures are implemented in accordance with the provisions of the Section 4 funding decision. Actions eligible for COMMUNITY funding can be taken either at the initiative of the humanitarian organisation which is presenting a proposal for action, or at the initiative of the Commission, at the request of the humanitarian organisation to carry out an action independently or in cooperation with other organisations. As part of a good humanitarian donor approach, the Commission is committed to maintaining a diversity of partners and ensuring a flexible and predictable funding framework that pays particular attention to forgotten crises/needs. Promote awareness and understanding of humanitarian issues and values among policy makers and public opinion, in order to promote the overall legitimacy and effectiveness of humanitarian aid. The priority is to analyze the situation of beneficiaries in the circumstances and in the context of the intervention, including the assessment of the different needs, skills and roles that might exist for men and women in the situation and in the cultural context. Partner organisations implementing EU-funded humanitarian projects have a contractual obligation to recognise the partnership with the EU and the support they receive in all related activities.
This includes presenting the EU`s visual identity on project websites. The resources allocated by the Commission can finance all or part of an action. In setting the funding rate for the action, the Commission takes into account the urgency of the action, the availability of other donors, taking due account of fundamental humanitarian principles and all other relevant circumstances. a monitoring mechanism focused on monitoring the implementation of the action, on more comprehensive controls related to the final report and on the basis of ex post audits of the measures and compliance with the conditions of the APA (hereafter referred to as “control mechanism A,” “A” for monitoring action); Within 15 calendar days of the adoption of the funding decision, the Commission informs in writing the humanitarian organizations designated as potential partners in the funding decision and publishes the funding decision on the DG ECHO website.