Webinar: The IASC Protection Policy – What does it mean for NGOs?

This webinar explores the background and content of the recently adopted IASC Policy on Protection in Humanitarian Action. Jenny McAvoy (Director of Protection, InterAction) and Brooke Lauten (Humanitarian Policy and Protection Advisor, Norwegian Refugee Council) present the IASC Protection Policy, highlighting the background, the drafting process and key content, with …

Article: Collaborating in Crises: Anthropologists and Humanitarian Organizations putting listening and empathy into practice

This article highlights the opportunity that better collaboration between anthropologists and humanitarian organizations may provide better analysis and engagement of affected populations in our work. While not specific to protection, this article underscores the key elements of results-based protection. Anthropologists can provide valuable contributions to a comprehensive protection analysis, in …

Event: Collaboration through storytelling: lessons from Nepal

This event followed a screening of the documentary, “On Shifting Ground”, which provides a first-hand appraisal of the way six humanitarian organizations responded to the earthquake in Nepal. The Hilton Prize Coalition Storytelling Program provided an opportunity for humanitarians to reflect on the response, identify lessons learned around community collaboration …

Event: Evaluating humanitarian action: ask the experts

For the last six years, ALNAP has been developing the first Evaluating Humanitarian Action Guide to help humanitarian actors increase the quality and usefulness of evaluating findings and results. This event launched the Guide and looks at some of the key issues in evaluating humanitarian action today, such as how …

The Importance of Champions: A Change Management Manifesto

Underscoring any approach to collaborating, learning, and adapting are the people who make it happen. For our part, where we have been able to identify and build on results-based approaches to protection, has been where an individual, organization, or set of individuals/organizations are willing and proactively seeking to implement these …

Framing CLA: Openness in Uganda

This case example provides insight into how Mercy Corps, Uganda implements collaboration, learning, and adaptation in practice. In particular, the blog focuses on Openness, a subcomponent of the CLA matrix. In this example, learning and adaptation are made possible through an investment in building a collaborative, inquisitive team and promoting …