Multi-disciplinary Strategies

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.

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).

Tool: Matrix of resources on Communicating with Communities and Accountability to Affected Populations

In 2011, the IASC Principals agreed to five Commitments on Accountability to Affected Populations (CAAP) as part of a framework for engagement with communities. The revised version was developed and endorsed by the IASC Principals in November 2017 to reflect essential developments such as the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS), the work done by the IASC on inter-agency community-based complaints mechanisms including PSEA, and the importance of meaningful collaboration with local stakeholders, which came out as a priority recommendation from the 2016 World Humanitarian Summit and in the Grand Bargain.