Outcome-Oriented Methods

From Participation to Leadership: A resource pack on community-based protection

Oxfam alongside its partner organizations has developed a resource pack on community-based protection (CBP) titled, ‘From Participation to Leadership.’ The goal of the resource is to provide guidance on the implementation of CBP across a full program cycle and to share experiences directly from protection organizations and members of community protection structures from organizations around the world.

Collaborative advocacy between humanitarian and human rights actors

ODI’s recent publication, ‘Collaborative advocacy between humanitarian and human rights actors’ takes a look at potential roadblocks to achieving effective cross-sectoral collaboration and outlines a set of recommendations to overcome these hurdles.

Protection for People: What Do We Mean? Guidance for Senior Leadership

Following a recent internal evaluation, InterAction began working on an engaging, ‘easy to reference’ and ‘easy to hang on a wall’ visual set of handouts for NGO senior leadership including Country Directors and equivalent who are responsible for programming and strategy. Given the wide range of responsibilities NGO senior leaders have, these handouts attempt to distill the core messages on protection that are relevant to a leader’s role.

Survivor and Community-Led Crisis Response: Practical Experience and Learning

Though relatively new, there is a substantive body of work that indicates that SCLR is effective. With its partners, L2GP has published a paper titled ‘Survivor and Community-led response: Practical Experience and Learning by Justin Corbett, Nils Carstensen and Simone DI Vicenz.

WeWorld-GVC’s Community Protection Approach – An example of analysis tools that provide a basis for multi-disciplinary strategies to reduce risk

WeWorld-GVC is an international NGO that drives and implements a Community Protection Approach (CPA) to protection that embraces all three RBP Key Elements. The CPA, awarded “First Place” in InterAction’s 2020 Results-Based Protection Good Practice Contest.

Working Paper: Changing Humanitarian Action?

This working paper, prepared in advance of the Annual ALNAP meeting in Sweden, primarily attempts to reassess the assumptions of how ‘change initiatives’ actually transform the humanitarian ‘system’, seeking to clarify both how change happens and how change can be supported.

Results-Based Protection Cheat Sheet: Key Terms & Concepts

This cheat sheet is intended to serve as a reference guide for key terms and concepts frequently used when talking about results-based approaches to protection (RBP).

RBP Tip Sheet: Iterative Evaluation for Protection (Part 3)

In this series of tip sheets, InterAction highlights helpful considerations, resources, and examples of good practice to cultivate an evaluative mindset and using evaluation to adapt interventions for protective impact. The previous installments in this series of tips focused on establishing “evaluability” for protection interventions, defining the purpose and determining the criteria for success, and selecting evaluation approaches and methods. Iterative evaluation practice requires an enabling environment that supports feedback loops, whereby analysis and recommendations feed into decision-making and programmatic and strategic adaptation. This final tip sheet highlights a few considerations for the resources, processes, and organizational culture which support iterative evaluation for protection.

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