Description/achievement of initiative
The project aims to promote civil engagement in crisis response in Asia-Pacific by cooperating with and supporting civic organizations in the region to fight against COVID-19, and building a transnational / regional cooperation and mutual assistance mechanism..
The project plans to build an alliance that broadly covers members in the Asia-Pacific Region. By building a high-quality online resource centre and conducting frequent Webinars, the project will provide alliance members with sharing and mutual assistance on information, resources, technology and experience in response to COVID-19. By improving members’ capacity in cooperation and discussion, finalizing mutual assistance mechanisms and action guideline, which is to be advocated and followed by member countries/regions, the project will promote the civil engagement in the Asia-Pacific Region in responding to public crises. An online international seminar will be held under this project to enhance the international influence of civic organizations’ participation in the response to COVID-19.
Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer
-1 pool of members [covering 27 (50%) Asia-Pacific countries or regions, with 50 member organizations)\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n-1 website with resource centre (no less than 100 technical materials under 5 resource categories and website pageview of 50,000);\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n-20 Webinars;\\\\\\\\r\\\\\\\\n-1,200 people participated in Webinars (female participation is not less than 50%).
Coordination mechanisms/governance structure
Through Webinars, online workshops on development of cooperation and mutual assistance mechanism, The protocol of a series of cooperation and mutual assistance mechanism (eg procedures, rules of procedure, decision-making mechanism and response mechanism) The protocol of a series of cooperation and mutual assistance mechanism (eg procedures, rules of procedure, decision-making mechanism and response mechanism).
New Century Institute of Education Safety Science and Technology，Office of Member of Parliament Maisara Dandamun-Latiph，Foundation for Social Development – SriLanka，Professor Atsumi's Laboratory of Human Osaka University，International Youth Rescue Union，Citizens toward Overseas Disaster Emergency，FUTURE TEAM MEXICO，Social Responsibility Practitioners，RCE Srinagar(Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India) and more than 50 NGOs from 27 countries or regions.