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 activities. 
A needs & user-driven activity is here defined as an activity where it is the person(s) who shall benefit from the activity that is also bringing the idea, is designing and implementing, and is responsible for creating sustainability and impact.

2. Equal partnership
Equal partnership is here defined as a collaboration where the partners communicate well and 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, decisions infromed and achievements evidence-based. HR&S has developed an ambitious evaluation planning (ROPE, SfC) and survey management (TestE) strategy that is targeting outcome and sustainable impact is guiding each programme. 

4. Strategic partnership.
Worldwide programmes require a network of actors, why it is key to share knowledge with stakeholders that have related missions. 

5. Sustainable economy.
All partners generate a sustainable income that cover their own running costs, as well as enable innovation and growth.

6. Institutional capacity.
Partners must have the the capacity to implement agreed on activities, thus cross-cultural understanding and respect, transparency and accountability in ethics and governance, intrinsic motivation and agency for change.

7. Quality values.
We target  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 respectful, humble, flexible, focused; to listen carefully, never judge, and never give up. 

9. Knowledge sharing.

Knowledge-sharing shall be mutual, timely, honest, and professional. Annual programme, financial, audit and management reports shall be accurate and timely. Activites 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 achievements, lack of achievements, challenges, unexpected results, lessons learned and informed decision.