Crisis Action

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Crisis Action "is an international, non-profit organisation which aims to help avert conflicts, prevent human rights abuses and ensure governments fulfil their obligations to protect civilians.

"Crisis Action works closely with a diverse range of partners who are all concerned with tackling the immediate effects or long-term consequences of conflict. We aim to help them increase the impact of their responses to current and emerging conflict-related crises...

"Crisis Action has offices in Berlin, Brussels, London and Paris.

"Crisis Action was created in 2004 by its first Director, Guy Hughes, a visionary campaigner for peace and social justice who tragically died in a climbing accident in January 2006." [1]

Crisis Action coordinates the ‘Globe for Darfur’ group. [2]

Funding

"Crisis Action would like to thank the following organisations and individuals for their generous support in 2006-07: Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust, Network for Social Change, Poldham Puckham Charitable Foundation, Roddick Foundation, Pears Foundation, The Save Darfur Coalition, Cordaid, Tinsley Foundation, Morris Bradley, Lynda and David Hughes." [3]

Staff

Accessed October 2012: [4]

Board of Directors

Accessed October 2012: [5]

People (2008)

Accessed February 2008: [6]

  • Brendan Cox is the Executive Director of Crisis Action and currently leading its work on Darfur.
  • Sara Tesorieri is Brussels Director of Crisis Action and leading its work in targeting the European Union.
  • Caroline Baudot is France Director of Crisis Action.
  • Susanne Baumann is Germany Director for Crisis Action.
  • Gemma Mortensen is UK Director of Crisis Action. She currently leads our work on Iran.
  • Hannah Lownsbrough is Crisis Action’s Senior Political Analyst and Campaigner. (UK)

Directors (2008)

Accessed February 2008: [7]


  • Nick Grono (Chair) is Vice-President for Advocacy and Operations for the International Crisis Group, based in Brussels. He is a lawyer by background and previously worked for the Australian government as chief of staff to the Attorney-General.
  • Lotte Leicht is EU Director of Human Rights Watch. She has worked extensively on conflict crises including Bosnia and Darfur.
  • Sarah Mulley is the Coordinator of the UK Aid Network, working with UK NGOs to make their research, policy, and advocacy work on aid more effective. She previously spent several years researching decision-making in international institutions and conducting policy work for a range of NGOs, think tanks and government bodies.
  • Nicola Reindorp is the head of Oxfam International in New York. She specialises in humanitarian advocacy. She sits on the board in a personal capacity.

Current Partners [8]

Contact

Web: http://crisisaction.org/en/

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch articles

References

  1. About, Crisis Action, accessed February 23, 2008.
  2. 2006-07 Annual Report, Crisis Action, accessed February 23, 2008.
  3. 2006-07 Annual Report, Crisis Action, accessed February 23, 2008.
  4. Crisis Action Who, organizational web page, accessed October 2, 2012.
  5. Crisis Action Who, organizational web page, accessed October 2, 2012.
  6. Staff, Crisis Action, accessed February 23, 2008.
  7. Staff, Crisis Action, accessed February 23, 2008.
  8. Partners, Crisis Action, accessed February 23, 2008.