Our Ten Action Principles

Targeting international equal partnership for development.

The purpose of the Ten Action Principles (TAct) is to offer a package of principles that shall facilitate international equal partnership for development.

The partnership shall experience mutual benefit and generate a sustainable impact. The Action Principles are composed of the below Ten Actions.

1. Needs & user-driven interventions. 
A needs & user-driven intervention is here defined as an intervention where it is the person(s) who shall benefit from the change who is also designing the programme, implementing the activities, and ensuring the sustainability.

2. Equal partnership
Equal partnership is here defined as a work relation built on trust where the partners share inputs, responsibilities, and benefits, equally.

3. Real-time Outcome Planning and Evaluation and Evidence base Impact Assessment
The work must be well planned, lessons must be learned and achievements evidence-based. HR&S has developed an ambitious evaluation planning (ROPE) and survey management (TestE) strategy that is targeting outcome and that is implemented in parallel with the programme. 

4. Strategic partnership.
Worldwide programmes require a network of actors, why it is key to be informed about, and share knowledge with, parallel interventions with related missions. 

5. Sustainable economy.
All partners and partner institutions generate sustainable revenues to cover their own running costs. Such funds also enable innovation and growth.

6. Institutional capacity.
Institutional capacity covers every aspect of enabling the intervention to be implemented, maintained, and concluded. Among other obvious aspects, it includes cross-cultural understanding, accountability management, development and signing formal agreements, implementing the programme according to agrements,  staff motivation, assignment coordination, partner communication and branding. When Institutional capacity is reaches then we have of Impact.

7. Quality values.
We target transparency and accountability in ethics and governance and aim to ensure truth, trust, equity, and harmony.

8. Resilience.
Resilience is here defined as the capacity to stay strong for each other, being humble, flexible, focused, listening carefully, never judge, and never give up. 

9. Knowledge sharing.

Our knowledge-sharing shall be mutual, timely, honest, professional. Annual programme and financial as well as management reports responding to the auditing report shall be thorough, respond to ROPE and TestE, and be timely. Our interventions shall benefit for international state-of-the-art research.

10. Visibility
Our visibility includes public relations. We shall share in a clear and fair manner and include positive achievements, challenges, and lessons learned.

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