CEO Pledge on Preventing Sexual Abuse, Exploitation, and Harassment by and of NGO Staff

CEO Pledge on Preventing Sexual Abuse, Exploitation, and Harassment by and of NGO Staff

The CEO Pledge on Preventing Sexual Abuse, Exploitation, and Harassment by and of NGO Staff represents our commitment to practices and policies that will not only protect our own staff, but also the communities we serve. While standards and legal frames already exist, this pledge is our promise to take additional steps towards greater success. The language used allows flexibility in implementation at the organizational level, with a common commitment to develop collective solutions over multiple year.

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Official Pledge Signatories:

*Indicates signatories who are members of the CEO Task Force on Preventing Sexual Abuse, Exploitation and Harassment of and by NGO Staff

ACDI/VOCA: Sylvia Megret*, Interim President & CEO

Action Against Hunger USA: Andrea Tamburini*, CEO

Adventist Development and Relief Agency International (ADRA): Jonathan Duffy, President

Aga Khan Foundation USA: Aleem Waliji, CEO

Airlink: Steven J. Smith, Executive Director

Alliance for Peacebuilding: Melanie Greenberg, President & CEO

Alliance to End Hunger: Rev. David Beckmann, President

American Red Cross: Gail J. McGovern, President & CEO

American Refugee Committee: Daniel Wordsworth, President & CEO

American Relief Agency for the Horn of Africa (ARAHA): Mohamed Idris, Executive Director

Americares: Michael J. Nyenhuis, President & CEO

Amref Health Africa INC: Robert Kelty, Executive Director

Association for Volunteers in International Service (AVSI-USA): Ezio Castelli, President

Asylum Access: Emily E. Arnold-Fernandez, Executive Director

Bethany Christian Services: Chris Palusky, President & CEO

BRAC: Donella Rapier, President & CEO

Bread for the World: Rev. David Beckmann, President

Build Change: Dr. Elizabeth Hausler, Founder & CEO

Cadasta Foundation: Amy Coughenour Betancourt, CEO

CARE: Michelle Nunn*, President & CEO

Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB): Bruce Wilkinson, President & CEO

Catholic Relief Services (CRS): Sean Callahan*, CEO

CDA Collaborative Learning Projects: Polly Byers, Executive Director

Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC): Federico Borello, Executive Director

Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE): Serra Sippel, President

Child Aid: Nancy Press, Ph.D., CEO

ChildFund International: Anne Lynam Goddard, President & CEO

Church World Service: Rev. John L. McCullough, President & CEO

Christian Blind Mission US: Ed Epp, President & CEO

Concern Worldwide (U.S.): Áine Fay*, President

CORE Group: Lisa Hilmi, Executive Director

Doctors of the World USA: Fraser Mooney, Executive Director

Eastern Mennonite University: Susan Schultz Huxman, Ph.D., President

Episcopal Relief & Development: Robert W. Radtke, President & CEO

Food for the Hungry: Gary Edmonds, President & CEO

Friends of ACTED US: Marie-Pierre Caley, CEO

Friends of the Global Fight Against Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Chris Collins, President

Giving Children Hope: Sean Lawrence, Executive Director

Global Communities: David A. Weiss, President & CEO

Global Health Council: Loyce Pace, MPH, President & Executive Director

The Global Hunger Project: Suzanne Mayo Frindt, President & CEO

Habitat for Humanity International: Jonathan Reckford, CEO

Headwaters Relief: Dr. Rebecca Thomley, CEO

Healey International Relief Foundation: Benjamin Parra, Executive Director

Heart to Heart International: Jim Mitchum, CEO

Heartland Alliance International: Brooke McKean, Acting Executive Director

Heifer International: Pierre Ferrari, President & CEO

Helen Keller International: Kathy Spahn, President & CEO

HelpAge USA: Kate Bunting, CEO

Helping Hand for Relief and Development: Raza Farrukh, President & CEO

Helvetas USA: Christian Steiner, CEO

HIAS: Mark Hetfield, President & CEO

Himalayan Cataract Project: Job C. Heintz*, CEO

Humentum: Thomas Dente*, President & CEO

Ideas42: Josh Wright, Executive Director

IHC Global: Judith A. Hermanson, PhD, President & CEO

IMA World Health: Rick Santos, President & CEO

iMMAP: William Barron, CEO

INMED Partnerships for Children: Linda Pfeiffer, Ph.D., President & CEO

InterAction: Samuel A. Worthington, CEO

International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC): Msgr. Robert J. Vitillo, Secretary General

International Center for Research on Women (ICRW): Dr. Sarah Degnan Kambou, President

International Emergency and Development Aid (IEDA Relief): Phil Maanulwa, President & CEO

International Eye Foundation: Victoria M. Sheffield, President & CEO

International Lifeline Fund: Daniel Wolf, CEO

International Medical Corps: Nancy A. Aossey, President & CEO

International Relief Teams: Barry La Forgia, Executive Director

International Rescue Committee (IRC): David Miliband, President & CEO

International Youth Foundation: William S. Reese, CEO

IntraHealth International: Pape Gaye, President & CEO

Islamic Relief USA: Sharif Aly, Interim CEO

Jesuit Refugee Service/USA: Joan Rosenhauer, Executive Director

Jhpiego: Dr. Leslie Mancuso, President & CEO

Keystone Human Services: Charles J. Hooker, III, President & CEO

Lutheran World Relief: Daniel Speckhard, President & CEO

Management Sciences for Health (MSH): Marian W. Wentworth, President & CEO

Medicines for Humanity: Margaret E. Brawley, MPH, Executive Director

Mennonite Central Committee U.S.: J. Ron Byler, Executive Director

Mercy Corps: Neal Keny-Guyer, CEO

Mercy-USA for Aid and Development: Umar al-Qadi, President and CEO

Mobility International USA: Susan Sygall, CEO

NCBA CLUSA: Douglas O’Brien, President & CEO

Near East Foundation: Charles Benjamin, President

Norwegian Refugee Council USA: Joel Charny, Executive Director

Operation USA: Richard Walden, CEO

Oxfam America: Abby Maxman*, President & CEO

PATH: Steve Davis, President & CEO

Physicians for Peace: James E. Morgan, CEO

Plan International USA: Tessie San Martin*, President & CEO

Planet Aid: Ester Neltrup, President & CEO

Plant with Purpose: Scott Sabin, Executive Director

Project Concern International (PCI): Carrie Hessler-Radelet*, President & CEO

Project C.U.R.E.: W. Douglas Jackson, Ph.D., JD, President/CEO

Project HOPE: Thomas Kenyon, CEO

Refugees International: Eric Schwartz, President

Relief International: Nancy Wilson*, CEO

ReSurge International: Jeff Whisenant, President & CEO

Rise Against Hunger: Rod Brooks, President & CEO

RTI International: E. Wayne Holden, Ph.D., President & CEO

Save the Children US: Carolyn Miles*, President & CEO

Solar Cookers International: Julie Greene, Executive Director

Solidarity Center: Shawna Bader-Blau, Executive Director

Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS): David Lillie, Executive Director

Team Rubicon Global: Stephen Hunt, CEO

Transnational NGO Initiative at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University: Tosca Bruno-van Vijfeijken, Director

Trickle Up: William M. Abrams, President

UMCOR: Thomas G. Kemper, General Secretary

UNICEF USA: Caryl M. Stern, President & CEO

United Muslim Relief: Abed Ayoub, Ph.D., CEO

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI): Eskinder Negash, Acting CEO

USA for UNHCR: Anne-Marie Gray, Executive Director

Village Enterprise: Dianne Calvi*, CEO

Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA): Michael Deal, President and CEO

War Child Canada: Dr. Lorna Read, CEO

Water for South Sudan: Lynn Malooly, Executive Director

WaterAid America: Sarina Prabasi, CEO

WEEMA International: Elizabeth McGovern, M.D., Executive Director

Women for Women International: Laurie Adams*, CEO

Women’s Refugee Commission: Sarah Costa, Executive Director

World Bicycle Relief: David Neiswander, CEO

World Concern: Jacinta Tegman, President

World Food Program USA: Richard Leach, President & CEO

World Institute on Disability: Anita Aaron, Executive Director

World Learning: Carol Jenkins, CEO

World Relief: Tim Breene, CEO/ Scott Arbeiter, President

World Renew US: Carol Bremer-Bennett, Executive Director, U.S.

World Vision: Richard Stearns*, President & CEO

Zakat Foundation of America: Halil Demir, Executive Director