Global Protection Cluster Strategy – Your input requested

The purpose of the survey, which should take 10-20 minutes to complete, is to support the Global Protection Cluster (GPC) in its efforts to develop a revised Strategic Framework for 2016-2019. The GPC is seeking input from individuals in the larger humanitarian community, at all levels of seniority, including staff …

Trapped in Conflict: Evaluating Scenarios to Assist At-Risk Civilians

In April 2015, the International Committee of the Red Cross and InterAction convened a closed-door roundtable to discuss options for assisting civilians trapped in the midst of hostilities, cut off from essential aid, or facing imminent or ongoing risk of targeted attacks. Roundtable participants included policymakers at the State Department, …

June 29, 2015: Measuring the Strength of Child Protection Systems in Humanitarian Settings: a Study in Uganda and Rwanda

On June 29, 2015 at 10am EDT, the CPC Learning Network hosted a webinar featuring Dr. Sarah Meyer, Associate Director of Research at the Centre of Excellence for the Study of the African Child (the Africhild Centre). This webinar focused on the experience of the CPC Learning Network and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees …

Children in Armed Conflict Accountability Framework

This Framework is a practical resource that promotes accountability for serious violations of international law committed against children in armed conflict. It responds to the significant gap that exists in preventing and remedying these serious violations – and is designed to assist policymakers and practitioners working at all levels to bridge this …

When protecting civilians in humanitarian crises, how do we measure success?

This article as part of the openDemocracy blog series on Evaluation and Human Rights highlights Oxfam’s protection programme in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), its engagement of Community Protection Committees to identify and address threats and measure milestones of change. This underscores the criticality of starting with the …