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European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations

Consultations with partners on financing decisions

Berhane Workie by WFP Michael Tewelde
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The European Commission organises meetings addressed to its humanitarian partners to inform them about its financing decisions for humanitarian assistance in crisis areas (Humanitarian Implementation Plans – HIPs). Humanitarian partners wanting to attend any of the sessions can contact the relevant focal point as indicated below.

Greater Horn of Africa - ECHO/-HF/BUD/2024/91000


  • Friday 1 December 2023, 10:00 till 12:00 Addis Ababa Time
  • Hybrid - EU Delegation Conference Room
  • 1 participant maximum per agency
  • Confirmation of attendance is mandatory - Please confirm to Kidist Biruk (kidist [dot] birukatechofield [dot] eu (kidist[dot]biruk[at]echofield[dot]eu))


  • Thursday 16 November, 14:30 till 16:30 Nairobi time
  • Hybrid - ECHO office and TEAMS (link will be shared previous week to confirmed participants)
  • 2 participants maximum per agency
  • Attendance confirmation to Eunice MAINA (Eunice [dot] Mainaatechofield [dot] eu (Eunice[dot]Maina[at]echofield[dot]eu)) and Beatrice GITONGA (Beatrice [dot] Gitongaatechofield [dot] eu (Beatrice[dot]Gitonga[at]echofield[dot]eu))


  • Wednesday 22 November 2023 from 9:30 till 11:30 (Kampala time)
  • Presential - the location will be Gold Course Hotel
  • Confirm attendance - Contact: Lillian NYACHENG on email Lillian [dot] nyachengatechofield [dot] eu (Lillian[dot]nyacheng[at]echofield[dot]eu) or Phone  +256 759 344530

South Sudan

  • Friday 24 November 2023 from 10:00 till 12:00 (Juba time)
  • Hybrid – Location:  EU Delegation conference hall, EU compound, Juba.
  • Confirm attendance - Contact: Betty Siham PETAKI on email betty-siham [dot] petakiatechofield [dot] eu (betty-siham[dot]petaki[at]echofield[dot]eu)


  • Wednesday 22 November 2023, from 10:00 till 12:00 (MOG/NBO time)
  • Hybrid –  In person participation in Mogadishu and Nairobi, with ECHO presentation delivered in Mogadishu. Link for remote connection to be shared with participants who registered.
  • Contact persons: Abdihalim Bashir (Abdihalim [dot] BASHIRatechofield [dot] eu (Abdihalim[dot]BASHIR[at]echofield[dot]eu)) and Reyhan Mohamed (Reyhan [dot] Maalimatechofield [dot] eu (Reyhan[dot]Maalim[at]echofield[dot]eu))


  • Thursday 9 November, 15:30 till 17:00 Khartoum time
  • Hybrid – OCHA office in Port Sudan and Teams (link shared with participants)
  • 1 participant per organisation with extension to one local partner

Great Lakes region   ECHO/COD/BUD/2024/91000

    Burundi Regional Refugee Crisis

    • Wednesday 15 November from 12:00 - 13:00 Kinshasa time
    • Online
    • Confirm attendance to Janvier RUBONEKA CHIHAMBANYA  (Janvier [dot] Rubonekaatechofield [dot] eu (Janvier[dot]Ruboneka[at]echofield[dot]eu))

    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    • Wednesday 15 November from 9:00 - 11:00 Kinshasa time
    • Online
    • Confirm attendance to Justin NTAMUGUMA (Justin [dot] Ntamugumaatechofield [dot] eu (Justin[dot]Ntamuguma[at]echofield[dot]eu))

    Latin America and The Caribbean     ECHO/-AM/BUD/2024/91000

    Central America, South America and Caribbean

    • 04/12 (11:00, local time), Panama
    • Location: ECHO office
    • Format: in-person
    • Nb of participants maximum per agency: 2
    • Attendance confirmation to Álvaro DE VICENTE (Alvaro [dot] De-Vicenteatechofield [dot] eu (Alvaro[dot]De-Vicente[at]echofield[dot]eu))


    • 06/12 (13:00, local time), Caracas
    • Location ECHO office, EU Delegation
    • Format: hybrid
    • Nb of participants per agency: 1 for in-person attendance.
    • Attendance confirmation to Diego CAMENO (diego [dot] camenoatechofield [dot] eu (diego[dot]cameno[at]echofield[dot]eu))


    • 11/12 (14:00, local time) – Bogotá
    • Format: virtual
    • Nb of participants maximum per agency: 2
    • Registration link: HIP Colombia 2024


    • 06/12 (10:00, local time), Port-au-Prince
    • Location: ECHO office
    • Format: online only
    • Nb of participants maximum per agency 2
    • Attendance confirmation to Urko DUBOIS (urko [dot] duboisatechofield [dot] eu (urko[dot]dubois[at]echofield[dot]eu))

    Southern Africa and Indian Ocean   ECHO/-SF/BUD/2024/91000


    • Tuesday 28 November 14:00 - 16:00 Madagascar Time
    • Hybrid – Location at the EU Delegation (9ème Etage – Tour Zital – Ankorondrano BP 746 Antananarivo)
    • Confirm attendance to Sylvie Montembault by e-mail: Sylvie [dot] Montembaultatechofield [dot] eu (Sylvie[dot]Montembault[at]echofield[dot]eu)


    • Monday 20 November 2:30 till 4:30 pm (Mozambique Time)
    • Hybrid – Location at the EU Delegation in 2 Avenida Julius Nyerere, Maputo, Mozambique
    • Confirm attendance to Michele Angeletti by e-mail: michele [dot] angelettiatechofield [dot] eu (michele[dot]angeletti[at]echofield[dot]eu)

    Regional and Zimbabwe

    • Wednesday 15 November 10:00 am (Pretoria (GMT+2)
    • Modality: The presentation will be made via VCT using TEAMs in English
    • Audience: Priority is given to ECHO partners, namely all agencies that are ‘eligible’ for ECHO funds, regardless having ongoing action funded by ECHO in SAIO or not.
    • Confirm attendance to Sylvie Montembault by e-mail: sylvie [dot] montembaultatechofield [dot] eu (sylvie[dot]montembault[at]echofield[dot]eu)


    West and Central Africa    ECHO/-AF/BUD/2024/91000

    Country/regionDateTiming (local)Location (hybrid/in presence/virtual)Confirm participation to (email address)Language
    Burkina 10-11-202310.00 to 12.00hybridbouthaina [dot] toujaniatechofield [dot] eu (bouthaina[dot]toujani[at]echofield[dot]eu)French
    Mali24-11-20239.00 to 11.30hybrid

    delphine [dot] buyseatechofield [dot] eu (delphine[dot]buyse[at]echofield[dot]eu)

    sandrine [dot] abdeldjelilatechofield [dot] eu (sandrine[dot]abdeldjelil[at]echofield[dot]eu)

    Pays côtiers30-11-202314.00 to 16.00virtualmarianne [dot] tinlotatechofield [dot] eu (marianne[dot]tinlot[at]echofield[dot]eu)French and English
    Niger15-11-202309.00 to 12.00hybrid (subject to connection working)Cheick [dot] baatechofield [dot] eu (Cheick[dot]ba[at]echofield[dot]eu)French  
    Cameroon09-11-20239.00 to 11.30hybriddavid [dot] keresparsatechofield [dot] eu (david[dot]kerespars[at]echofield[dot]eu)French & English
    CAR20-11-20239.30 to 11.30 (Tbc)hybridYvan [dot] Hildebrandatechofield [dot] eu (Yvan[dot]Hildebrand[at]echofield[dot]eu)French
    Chad09-11-202314:00 -  16:30PresencePierre-Yves [dot] Scottoatechofield [dot] eu (Pierre-Yves[dot]Scotto[at]echofield[dot]eu)French
    Nigeria14-11-202310:00 - 12:00Virtualbart [dot] witteveenatechofield [dot] eu (bart[dot]witteveen[at]echofield[dot]eu)English
    (SENEGAL/DAKAR RO)17-11-202309:00 - 11:00Virtualthomas [dot] dehermann-royatechofield [dot] eu (thomas[dot]dehermann-roy[at]echofield[dot]eu)French