Webinar: Principles-Focused Evaluation – Featuring Mark Cabaj and Michael Quinn Patton

On January 23rd, the Tamarack Institute held a conversation with Michael Quinn Patton exploring his latest book – Principles-Focused Evaluation: The GUIDE, released in November 2017. The webinar explored the principles-focused evaluation (P-FE) approach and its relevance and application in a range of settings. Quinn Patton presented why principles matter for program …

Blog: Leading with Trust: A Development Pathway

Strategic and intentional collaboration among actors across and outside of the humanitarian sphere, based on an understanding of actors’ capacities and leverage points, is vital to achieving collective protection outcomes. Collaboration between stakeholders requires a level of trust between actors and individuals, which can be challenging to forge in the …

Guide/ Tool: Scenario Building in Preparation for or During Humanitarian Crises

  Scenario Building in Preparation for or During Humanitarian Crises ACAPS, 18 August 2016   Scenario building, or constructing an analysis of how situations might evolve, is an essential part of humanitarian operations as it anticipates challenging developments and informs contingency planning and risk mitigation measures in advance. It can …

Training Pack: Responsible Data Management

With respect to developing outcome-oriented methods in service of reducing risk in crisis environments, new technologies are enabling faster data collection which can help organizations and the protection community better understand the changing needs and behaviors of affected people; however, these new technologies also present additional challenges — whereby affected …

Webinar: Continuous Context-Specific Analysis: Collaborating with Protection, Security, and Peacebuilding Actors to Support Informed Humanitarian Action

Supporting exploration of a key element of results-based protection, Interaction hosted a webinar to unpack how a diversity of actors are conducting continuous context-specific analysis of risk as a basis for strategy development, program design, management of security risks, and program implementation. This webinar discussion engaged practitioners from the security, …

Evaluating protection in humanitarian action

Despite the stated centrality of protection in humanitarian action and a growing attention to protection activities, the evaluation of protection has received relatively little attention. ALNAP’s new pilot Guide on Evaluating Protection in Humanitarian Action: Decision-making processes, common issues and challenges seeks to fill this gap, providing insights and guidance …

What Works in Measuring Peacebuilding and Protection Programs with Crisis Affected Populations?

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? RECORDING AVAILABLE NOW This discussion dove deep on how peacebuilding programs measure the real change they are effecting in stopping and preventing violent conflict. …

Materials: Results-Based Protection Practitioners’ Roundtable

AGENDA  Participant List Questions and Answers from Participants Links to PowerPoints and Presentation Material Roundtable Discussion Framer Key Element Two-Pagers Session 1: Prezi Session 2: Rob Ricigliano—Systems and Complexity coach at the Omidyar Group,  PowerPoint Presentation Session 3: Outcome Oriented Methods Oxfam Outcome Mapping Presentation Results-Based Protection Program Causal Logic …