Tool: A Design Experiment: Imagining Alternative Humanitarian Action

Building on the Humanitarian Policy Group’s (HPG) work on remaking humanitarian action for the modern era, HPG, along with their partner ThinkPlace, initiated a design thinking experiment to capture ideas and discussions of major stakeholders to reimagine humanitarian action. The approach aimed to map people’s actual experiences and use those …

Online Training: Communication is Aid

This free online learning course aims to raise awareness about the key components of effective communication with crisis-affected communities, and to build knowledge and skills on how to communicate in practice. Provided that Results-Based Protection is rooted in starting from the perspective of affected people regarding identifying and determining how …

Case Study: Dynamic gridlock: Adaptive Humanitarian Action in the Democratic Republic of Congo

In settings where underlying vulnerabilities to a crisis remain chronic, humanitarian organizations face longer periods of engagement and must shift this engagement frequently, as the situation, threats, and vulnerabilities fluctuate and change. This longer-term engagement for humanitarians carries a greater need to recognize the complexity of the contexts in which …

Webinar: Building Readiness Through Collective Impact Feasibility Framework

 In this webinar, Liz Weaver and Robert Albright from the Collective Impact Forum discuss Collective Impact’s utility as a method for problem-solving in complex situations. Collective Impact (CI) is the commitment of a group of important actors from across different sectors to a common agenda for addressing a specific complex …

Blog: Using Theatre to Share Evaluation Findings with a Wider Community

In exploring methods for meaningful engagement with communities and effective two-way communication, there’s growing interest in using arts-based methods in evaluation. Theatre is one such approach that encourages people to creatively participate and connect with findings kinetically as part of a dialogue between performers and audience. In a recent blog …