With whom we work

ARQ International collaborates with organisations and individuals in various countries abroad as well as in the Netherlands.


As member of the Inter Agency Standing Committee (IASC) on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Reference Group (RG) in emergency settings, ARQ contributes to the development of guidelines and approaches for those who are working in the field of MHPSS in humanitarian settings. Within this reference group, ARQ International holds an active membership of the Working Groups on:

  • Peacebuilding and MHPSS
  • Monitoring & Evaluation of MHPSS programming

ARQ International was proud to host the Annual meeting of the group in October 2019. Following on the 'Mind the Mind Now' conference organised by the Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation mrs. Kaag. 

Download the MHPSS Progress Report (Apr-Oct 2019)

More information about the conference


The publications and discussions around Mental Health Psychosocial Support in low- and middle-income countries can be found on the online international platform MHPSS.net, to which ARQ International contributes as well.

ALTHEA Network

In the Netherlands, ARQ International is member of the ALTHEA Network, which encourages and brings together knowledge and expertise in the field of MHPSS in low and middle income countries.

And many other partners

In addition, ARQ International is part of different programme and research consortia and maintains partnerships with (I)NGOs, CBOs, research institutes, universities and thematic working groups.