These discussions dug deeply into how peace and development programs consider the pressing issues of safety, security, privacy, flexibility, and accessibility in an increasingly tech-enabled world.
On Wednesday, 25 February 2015, PHAP hosted an online introductory briefing on the topic of its Third Exchange Hub: Measuring success in protection programming. Participants learned more about the current status of two key initiatives in this area: InterAction’s Results-Based Protection Program and ALNAP’s program on Evaluating protection in humanitarian action.
On 18 February 2014, the Humanitarian Practice Network (HPN) held an event to examine the challenges associated with prevention and response programming, the different forms of violence facing women and girls and the ways in which the needs of survivors can be better addressed in humanitarian crises.
The analysis and report, conducted by the Small Arms Survey, offers guidance on tangible innovation areas for those working to improve GBV globally to enhance effectiveness and accelerate impact. The research identified “innovation challenges” to address the gaps in GBV programming and aims to engage new actors and partners from different arenas to overcome enduring GBV challenges.
“Constructive deconstruction: future humanitarian action” is a podcast series exploring ODI’s Humanitarian Policy Group’s two years of research on re-imagining the humanitarian system, using design thinking to look at the humanitarian system through the perspective of the end-user.
In this 90-minute online session, panelists explored the link between efficient humanitarian response and funding. What makes the humanitarian response more efficient, and how does this lead to more efficient use of available resources? Are donors adopting best practices for financing and for practical improvements that will facilitate your work? Will increased efficiency help bridge the humanitarian-development divide? And does increased efficiency comes with a price in terms of a principled approach?
The panelists unpacked some of the different ways that prioritization has been done, shared good practices from the field, and looked at what an ideal model of prioritization might look like.
Throughout May and June 2015, the InterAction Results-Based Protection Program carried out several interviews, hosted an online discussion forum, and held a series of webinars with guest speakers on the development of protection strategies across different contexts.
On January 26th, 2015, the Results-Based Protection Program held a webinar and launched a discussion forum on Communicating with Communities: Analyzing the role of information and the flow of communication with affected populations to address protection outcomes.
On Thursday January 21, 2016 from 9:00-10:00 AM EST, DME for Peace and InterAction hosted a discussion on What Works in Measuring Peacebuilding and Protection Programs with Crisis Affected Populations?