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4th French National Humanitarian Conference

Since 2011, the National Humanitarian Conference has provided an opportunity to discuss France’s humanitarian engagement and to highlight the importance of its partnerships with field actors. This year, four main themes will be explored in separate round tables [...] Groupe URD will be moderating the round table on funding, having helped to prepare this topic, and in connection with the study we are carrying out on the subject for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Dr Claire Pirotte, co-founder and former President of Groupe URD, has passed away. We look back at her outstanding contribution to our organisation.


Having worked for years with MSF in Central America and Iraq, Claire became involved in the Groupe URD adventure in 1992 following VSF’s 10-year anniversary conference [...]

Real-time evaluation of Danida’s country programme in Mali


Groupe URD, in partnership with PARTICIP, is carrying out an external evaluation of the country programme run by Danida in Mali. This “real-time” evaluation over a period of 4 years will include [...]

Discussion workshop on the security-development nexus


In connection with a study on the security-development nexus, Groupe URD and Coordination Sud are organizing an initial discussion workshop on 28 March to gather the concerns and views of humanitarian actors involved in crisis contexts.

Training course: “Evaluating the Quality of Humanitarian Action”, 23-27 April 2018


The next session of “Evaluating the Quality of Humanitarian Action” will take place on 23-27 April 2018 at the Groupe URD training centre in Plaisians (France). This training session will provide you with the methodological knowledge you need to carry out or take part in [...]