Event/ Webinar: Contested Evidence: The challenges and limitations of evidence-based approaches in humanitarian action

Event/ Webinar: Contested Evidence: The challenges and limitations of evidence-based approaches in humanitarian action Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP), 7 November 2017   As part of Humanitarian Evidence Week, PHAP convened an online panel discussion with evaluators and practitioners speaking to evidence-based approaches in humanitarian action. The event …

Video: Simon Sinek on Intensity vs. Consistency

Video: Simon Sinek on Intensity vs. Consistency Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA), 20 September 2017 In this short video, leadership expert Simon Sinek talks about how an organizational culture supportive of outcomes and built on strong relationships is achieved through consistency, not intensity. Sinek …

Document: How to use social media to engage with people affected by crisis

Document: How to use social media to engage with people affected by crisis ICRC, 11 October 2017 Provided the sustained relevance of platforms such as Facebook and Twitter for information exchange during humanitarian emergencies and the opportunities therein to engage those closest to the crisis, the International Committee of the …

Event/ Webinar: Resisting War: How Communities Protect Themselves

Event/ Webinar: Resisting War: How Communities Protect Themselves U.S. Institute of Peace, 2 October 2017 On October 2, the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) convened a panel discussion on the new research within Oliver Kaplan’s book, Resisting War, exploring how communities use cohesion and social structures to non-violently influence armed groups. …

Guide/ Tool: Scenario Building in Preparation for or During Humanitarian Crises

  Scenario Building in Preparation for or During Humanitarian Crises ACAPS, 18 August 2016   Scenario building, or constructing an analysis of how situations might evolve, is an essential part of humanitarian operations as it anticipates challenging developments and informs contingency planning and risk mitigation measures in advance. It can …

Video: How can we change humanitarian action?

This video focuses on the processes that make change happen in the humanitarian system, summarizing the ideas explored in ALNAP’s new study ‘Transforming Change’. In exploring how change can be catalyzed, this video captures several relevant aspects of results-based protection. “What if the humanitarian system is less like a machine …