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okay i want um i know it's late and i have to apologise overtly uh if i
will you because i'm going to agree with a lot of uh what
the other panelists have said uh i mean it doesn't show you
on the u. k. has been a proponent of cash in humanitarian settings and sickly
multipurpose cash for many years now and we'll know in this room what the benefits of cash
all in tons of efficiency but also in terms of effectiveness and
multiplier effects on sticking to the financial inclusion and economic recovery
i cashed also gives us the opportunity to provide you mentioned a differently
and you know wait that cuts across silos and
focuses on the beneficiary rotten the supplier
but will also pay at that cash can all their lives uh everything uh and some examples
having given intensive and attrition programs uh was
also thinking of intercession programs et cetera
it's a cash is not appropriate everywhere and for everything
it should really be particle response however um
we also saying that uh the risks of delivering
cash that awesome sometimes high top um
through the the the media in particular um or maybe um
and yeah okay that cash actually can be manage in a
way that reduces risk even move down in kind assistance
um and i think there's evidence that actually the misuse of cash is minimal
and that through digital transfers in particular we can greatly manage those risks
my first mentioned message was uh going to be that although we're not talking about why
catch anymore i think we still should to uh to some extent because uh we
we know when t. p. p. r. i. uh through the ripple has told us that
we could be delivering she mentioned it to cash in eighty percent option mention complex
and we could be providing forty percent of you mentioned eighteen those complex we catch
however uh as as you know in france fifteen we
were only providing seventy cents a collectively for cash
and this is really the the root of background bogging commitment on catch
and i'm really pleased to see a lot of progress has been
made and we've had a lot of country examples where
cash has really been at the centre of the response however
we think that change has been incremental and um
that unfortunately we we perceive that there is still some resistance
to change and to really skating up catch in uh
in a big way and i take you to accommodate multipurpose catch
but you might try coordination system organised through sexes is
bill fifty to manage that multi purpose catch
some serious that that type of chances will divert resources away from the sectors
and lower the quality of the outcomes in those particular sectors
separate budget lines for multipurpose cash transfers have proven controversial
with um to cluster lead agencies in particular
and we must also acknowledge that the fact that the owners provide should
match and funding in a fragmented way also contributes to you um
to basically limiting the the the the impact that that cash should have
so in the u. k. with committee to more than double um with the amount of imagine a that we
deliver three cash by twenty twenty five uh starting from
a base line fourteen point five percent last year
and we now want to move from current interactions so to support this as
emily was saying we are investing in evidence of what works where
and we are promoting the exchange of lessons um but
as the grand bargain commitments requires us to
we also testing new approaches and delivery models such as with echo in i don't know
i mean test saying there's new models we want to apply five brought a principles
the first one is to base our choice of transfers and modalities
on the context and only it's and so what we want to do
in lebanon is not going to be a blueprint for what
we want to do globally all in all the complex just because it might not be appropriate in those all the countries
the second one is that we do prefer cash vouchers and wherever feasible
um we will prefer cash advances and will report on them separately
and in lebanon uh for example um uh boston consulting group study showed that
chasing power of beneficiaries increased by nineteen to sense when you give them cash
instead of arches and then ninety percent of beneficiaries prefer catch not patches
the third principle is that we would like to deliver a
single transfer that covers as many nice as possible
we will continue to support the real of outcomes that can not be delivered through the transfer
however we do want to reduce the inefficiency that has
been generated in some contacts including limit on
by having multiple cash transfers for different purposes to the same beneficiaries
the full of principle is around supporting
governance and coordination that enhance effectiveness
but also protection accountability and transparency
so to do this and we will whenever possible fun to deliver cash separately
from all the functions including assessment targeting monitoring evaluation very much in line with what echo
uh wants to do through the gardens and that is to minimise inherent conflict
of interest that could reduce accountability transparency and ultimately an impact on beneficiaries
and we will measure performance through outcomes rotten outputs and
promote been officially participation throughout the program cycle
the fifth principle is that um we will choose implemented buttons for those
various functions and it's based on the transparent appraisal of the
comparative advantage and value for money and that could include the private
sector and again will do to do this country by country
but wherever possible we will favour national and
local systems um to provide sustainability ideally
if true oh development programs we could build national safety
nets and social protection systems that could deliver cash
two people affected by crises when there's a certain shot or a spike in
an ongoing crises that will be our preferred a model supper on time
and finally i think you'd mentioned uh we do want to harm annoys approaches with other
than as we don't want to do any of these alone we want to to
to call those to see where um we can find and synergies in in our
approach is again trying to do this on the ground at the country level
so my last one was was really going to you to beep
that we're facing the big choice now we all really ah
crosswords and either we continued to make the incremental gains that we've
been making in the past few years including the oscars
and we compromised to some extent on efficiency and effectiveness in
order to fit the current system that we have
well we find a new way of working that maximise is the impact of cash on the lives of beneficiaries
we think that the principles that just outline of for us an opportunity to do the last uh
and also create more opportunities for all he merchant partners to play their unique
role which we think is not necessarily to be the finance provider
but also to increase transparency to our chat space

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Conference program

Nigel Timmins, Humanitarian Director, Oxfam International and Chair of CaLP Board
28 June 2017 · 9:09 a.m.
Formal Welcome
Manuel Bessler, Assistant Director General and Head of Humanitarian Aid Department, SDC
28 June 2017 · 9:48 a.m.
Looking to the future : Panel introduction
Christina Bennett, Head of the Humanitarian Policy Group, ODI
28 June 2017 · 9:56 a.m.
Looking to the future: Social Cash Transfer in Response to Ebola in Liberia
Gabriel Fernandez, National Social Protection Coordinator, Liberian Government
28 June 2017 · 9:56 a.m.
Looking to the future : MasterCard perspective
Ian Taylor, Vice President, Business Development, Government & Public Sector, MasterCard
28 June 2017 · 10:12 a.m.
Looking to the future : International Relations perspective
Jennifer Welsh, Professor and Chair in International Relations, European University Institute and Senior Research Fellow, Somerville College, University of Oxford
28 June 2017 · 10:30 a.m.
Q&A - Looking to the future
28 June 2017 · 10:37 a.m.
Operational Modalities : Panel introduction
Ben Parker, Senior Editor, IRIN
28 June 2017 · 11:08 a.m.
Operational Modalities : Sri Lanka experience
Sithamparapillai Amalanathan, Secretary, Ministry of Disaster Management, Sri Lanka
28 June 2017 · 11:10 a.m.
Operational Modalities : Turkish experience
Orhan Hac?mehmet and Jonathan Campbell, Resp: Coordinator Of Kizilaykart Cash Based Assistance Programmes, Turkish Red Crescent - Deputy Country Director, WFP, Turkey
28 June 2017 · 11:21 a.m.
Operational Modalities : Zimbabwe experience
Abel. S. Whande, Team Leader, Cash Transfer Program, Care International in Zimbabwe
28 June 2017 · 11:36 a.m.
Operational Modalities : UNHCR experience
Waheed Lor-Mehdiabadi, Chief of Cash-Based Interventions, UNHCR
28 June 2017 · 11:45 a.m.
Q&A - Operational Modalities
28 June 2017 · 12:01 p.m.
Scaling Up Cash In East Africa : Panel introduction
Christina Bennett, Head of the Humanitarian Policy Group, ODI
28 June 2017 · 1:32 p.m.
Scaling up Cash in East Africa: Nisar Majid
Nisar Majid, Independent Researcher, Consultant and Visiting Fellow, Feinstein International Centre, Tufts University
28 June 2017 · 1:32 p.m.
Scaling Up Cash In East Africa : ADESO perspective
Deqa Saleh, Cash and Social Protection Advisor, ADESO
28 June 2017 · 1:46 p.m.
Scaling Up Cash In East Africa : WFP perspective
Ernesto Gonzalez, Regional Advisor for cash-based programmes, WFP Bureau for Central and Eastern Africa
28 June 2017 · 1:52 p.m.
Scaling Up Cash In East Africa : Relief International perspective
Alex Gray, Global Humanitarian Director for Relief International
28 June 2017 · 1:58 p.m.
Cash Barometer and community perspectives of CTP in Afghanistan
Elias Sagmiester, Programme Manager, Ground Truth Solutions
28 June 2017 · 2:35 p.m.
First long-term trial of a Universal Basic Income, Kenya
Joanna Macrae, Director, European Partnerships, GiveDirectly
28 June 2017 · 2:44 p.m.
Changing from a pipeline to a platform
Paula Gil Baizan, Global Humanitarian Director Cash-Based Programming, World Vision International
28 June 2017 · 2:51 p.m.
Grand Bargain and GHD cash work streams
Emily Henderson, Humanitarian Adviser, DFID
28 June 2017 · 3:02 p.m.
Donor Perspectives : Panel introduction
Thabani Maphosa, Vice President for Food Assistance, World Vision International, World Vision US
28 June 2017 · 3:39 p.m.
Donor Perspectives : ECHO vision
Androulla Kaminara, Director, DG ECHO
28 June 2017 · 3:42 p.m.
Donor Perspectives : Office of Policy and Resources Planning's vision
Paula Reed Lynch, Director, Office of Policy and Resources Planning, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration
28 June 2017 · 3:49 p.m.
Donor Perspectives : Norway vision
Ingunn Vatne, Minister Counsellor and Head of the Humanitarian team, Permanent Mission of Norway in Geneva
28 June 2017 · 3:58 p.m.
Donor Perspectives : DFID vision
Patrick Saez, Senior Adviser, Humanitarian Policy and Partnerships, DFID, UK
28 June 2017 · 4:08 p.m.
Donor Perspectives : Centre for Global Development vision
Jeremy Konyndyk, Senior Policy Fellow, Centre for Global Development
28 June 2017 · 4:22 p.m.
Q&A - Donor Perspectives
28 June 2017 · 4:39 p.m.
Closing Remarks
Alex Jacobs, Director, CaLP
28 June 2017 · 5:27 p.m.

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