What guides DRC's work with civil society? What are we working towards? Who do we engage?
Read the latest reports and other works published by or in collaboration with the Civil Society Engagement Unit and Diaspora Programme.
DRC recognises diaspora as crucial transnational civil society actors. Our Diaspora Programme facilitates, supports, and enhances the role of diasporas as effective agents of humanitarian assistance, recovery and development.
Civil society plays a key role in representing the interests of groups of rights-holders and thereby promotes and channels participation of rights-holders in decision-making and in holding duty-bearers accountable. Civil society organisations also play a crucial role providing services and support in emergencies, towards reaching durable solutions and to addressing root causes of displacement.
DRC recognises diaspora as crucial transnational civil society actors. DRC has since 2010 engaged directly with different diaspora actors to facilitate and strengthen their constructive engagement in countries of origin, transit and residence.