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International Alliance for COVID-19 Community Response (IACCR)
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..

Implementation methodologies

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

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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).

Partner(s)

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.
Progress reports
Goal 3
Goal 5
Goal 13
Goal 17
March/2021
Members of the International Alliance for COVID-19 Community Response (IACCR) are provided with information, resources, technologies, and obtain opportunities of experience sharing and mutual assistance in response to COVID-19.
March/2021
The alliance members' cooperation and discussion ability have been improved, the mutual assistance and cooperation mechanism of the citizen organizations in the international alliance in the multicultural background has been established, and the action rules for citizens to participate in responding to public crises have been formed, which can be advocated and followed in member countries and regions.
March/2021
The international influence of citizens participating in covid-19 crisis response has been enhanced
Financing (in USD)
100,000 USD
Staff / Technical expertise
Get New Century Institute of Education Safety Science and Technology professional IT technical support.
In-kind contribution
Get support from New Century Institute of Education Safety Science and Technology office space, computers and other equipment.
Other, please specify
There are currently more than 300 volunteers from all over the world participating in IACCR.

Basic information
Time-frame: February/2020 - March/2021
Partners
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.
Countries
Contact information
Guoyuan Zhang, Dean, nciesst@126.com
United Nations