In all of its activities, ACF abides by the following principles set out in its charter.
Action against Hunger acts according to its own principles so as to maintain its moral and financial independence. Action against Hunger’s actions are not defined in terms of domestic or foreign policies nor in the interest of any particular government.
A victim is a victim. Action against Hunger maintains a strict political and religious neutrality. Nevertheless, Action against Hunger may denounce human rights violations that it has witnessed as well as obstacles put in the way of its humanitarian action.
Action against Hunger refutes all discrimination based on race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, opinion or social class.
Free and direct access to victims
Action against Hunger demands free access to victims and direct control of its programmes. Action against Hunger uses all means available to achieve these principles and will denounce and act against any obstacle preventing it from doing so. Action against Hunger alsoverifies the allocation of its resources to ensure that the resources reach those individuals for whom they are destined. Under no circumstances can partners working together with or alongside Action against Hunger become the ultimate beneficiaries of Action against Hunger aid programmes.
Action against Hunger bases the conception, realisation, management and assessment of its programmes on professional standards and its years of experience to maximise its efficiency and the use of resources.
Action against Hunger is committed to respecting a policy of total transparency to beneficiaries, partners and donors and encourages the availability of information on the allocation and management of its funds. Action against Hunger is also committed to providing guarantees of its good management.