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 was submitted by Paloma Solo de Zaldivar, Francesco Michele, Betina Borova, and Ahmad Sharif. It promotes a community …

Context-Specific Protection Analysis: How UNFPA Regional Syria Hub and the Whole of Syria GBV AoR embraced streamlined approaches to improve the gathering of GBV data to inform the humanitarian response in Syria

When the crisis broke out in Syria, little to no information existed on gender-based violence in this context. GBV actors faced additional difficulties in creating a needs-based response, particularly in a context where approvals from relevant authorities to conduct protection/GBV assessments were challenging, and where assessments were rendered more difficult by remote management …

Addressing Eviction Experienced by Refugees and Asylum Seekers: How the International Rescue Committee in Italy adapted a two-way information platform to contribute to protection outcomes

Refugee.Info is a two-way, multi-disciplinary communication platform in Italy that is used to understand the issues users are facing and to connect them with available services. A key population that uses the platform are refugees and asylum seekers who are facing a myriad of challenges, including protection issues such as forced eviction in …

Focus Groups, Prioritization, and a Rapid Protection Analysis: A snapshot of how the Danish Refugee Council in Iraq has adopted results-based approaches in an effort to adapt common practices in support of protection outcomes

As a submission to the 2020 Results-Based Protection (RBP) Good Practice Contest, Elena Bartoloni from the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) team in Iraq presented a tool that is designed to facilitate a community-based and participatory approach to the identification, prioritization, and analysis of protection risks. The tool, awarded “Runner-Up” in the RBP …

2020 Results-Based Protection Good Practice Contest – Winners and Prizes

Congratulations to our winners of the 2020 Results-Based Protection Good Practice Contest! In September 2020, for the first time, InterAction launched a contest to collect examples from the humanitarian community demonstrating how they have embraced the Key Elements of Results-Based Protection (RBP) in their work to address protection issues in humanitarian crises. Submissions came …

Global Protection Cluster Events

The Global Protection Forum – An example of continuous context-specific protection analysis engages multiple actors to build and promote a culture of analysis that prioritizes continuous analysis, not just data collection. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Global Protection Forum was held virtually. the virtual forum brought together nearly …

Tamarack Institute: Understanding Community-Led Approaches to Community Change

The Tamarack Institute’s Community-Led Approach – An example of continuous, context-specific protection analysis based on the language pertaining to a community-based approach. The Tamarack Institute is a Canadian organization that develops and supports collaborative strategies that engage citizens and institutions to solve major community issues across the world. Led by …

ALNAP: Culture and People – Shifting Mindsets: Creating a More Flexible Humanitarian Response

Following its webinar last year on Adaptability and Flexibility within the humanitarian system, ALNAP released a report titled Shifting Mindsets: Creating a More Flexible Humanitarian Response. The report, broken into five sections, attempts to address the struggle that humanitarian agencies have grappled with when it comes to adapting context, changing …

IRC-DRC Results-Based Protection Analysis Project

Attention! Attention! Attention all protection enthusiasts!!! The International Rescue Committee (IRC) in collaboration with the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is amid a two-year BHA-funded Results-Based Protection Analysis Project. The project is focused on supporting protection teams to strengthen their quality and use of protection analysis while additionally considering the needs …

USING HUMAN-CENTERED DESIGN IN PROTECTION PROGRAMMING: Iteration Through Participatory Engagement

Desirable protection outcomes in a time of prolonged armed conflict and civilian harm can be achieved with practical and creative approaches to saving lives, as reflected by Results-Based Protection (RBP) and human-centered design (HCD). InterAction has worked since 2012 to identify and promote a results-based approach to protection centered on …