The Groupe URD Review

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Supporting the European Union’s KEY programme in Mali: Groupe URD opens its new observatory in Mali in May 2018

In spring 2018, Groupe URD will be setting up a new observatory in Mali via its mission to provide strategic and organisational support to the KEY programme funded by the European Union. KEY is being implemented by five consortiums of international and national NGOs in six regions: Gao, Kidal, Ménaka, Mopti, Taoudéni and Timbuktu. Through the daily monitoring of these NGOs’ programmes, and by engaging in our full range of activities, the observatory will be a source of learning for the sector.

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Review of the humanitarian response to the 2016/17 drought in the Horn of Africa


At the request of DG ECHO, Groupe URD and ODI are launching a lesson learning exercise on the humanitarian response to the 2016/17 drought in the Horn of Africa by comparing it to the response to similar crises that have affected the area in the recent past.

Meeting of the Quality & Accountability Working Group, Vienna, 15 May 2018


A meeting of the Quality and Accountability Working Group took place on 15 May 2018 in Vienna. It was an opportunity to review the projects and activities of the participating organisations, and to identify potential synergies and collaborations.

Conference on climate change and migrations at the “Naturellement” eco-organic fair, 19-20 May 2018


Groupe URD facilitated the conference, “The impact of climate change and fossil fuel depletion on migration” at the Maison de pays in Nyons during the “Naturellement” eco-organic fair organised by the CEDER (Centre for the Environment and the Development of Renewable Energy).