Local Ownership in Evaluation: Moving from Participant Inclusion to Ownership in Evaluation Decision Making

This briefing paper developed by InterAction provides practitioners – particularly international NGOs and donors – with a rationale and framework for promoting local ownership of evaluation.

ToR: Lebanon In-Country Consultations 2015

In March 2015, the Results-Based Protection Program visited Lebanon to look at program design and how key characteristics of the design phase of a protection response contribute to protection outcomes.

PHAP Introductory briefing: Measuring success in protection programming

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.

2nd Practitioners’ Roundtable on Results-Based Protection

On November 16-17, 2015 over 40 practitioners met in Washington, DC to discuss and examine how to better achieve protection outcomes in humanitarian action.

Summary and Analysis Report – Protection Strategy

The objective of the Protection Strategies webinar series and discussion forum was to capture good practice examples of results-based protection strategies. The goal was to shift discussions from the challenges of protection strategies to a more forward-thinking dialogue and an elaboration of the differences in approaches, potential lessons, and proven methodologies that enhance protection strategies.

Independent Whole-of-System Review on Protection in the context of Humanitarian Action

This report marks the first IASC-commissioned independent review of how the collective humanitarian system addresses protection. It provides insight into the ability and commitment of humanitarian actors and the humanitarian system to effectively counter behaviors that pose the biggest threats to life for people affected by crisis.

Slow Death: Life and Death in Syrian Communities under Siege

The report by the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) documents life and death in besieged areas of Syria and examines the international response.

Youth & Consequences: Unemployment, Injustice, and Violence

Mercy Corps’ new report, Youth & Consequences: Unemployment, Injustice, and Violence, tackles some of the most persistent assumptions driving youth programming in fragile states. Drawing on interviews and surveys with youth in Afghanistan, Colombia, and Somalia, it finds the principal drivers of political violence are rooted not in poverty, but in experiences of injustice: discrimination, corruption, and abuse by security forces.

Designing for Results Summary & Analysis Report

In December 2014, the Results-Based Protection Program hosted its pilot online discussion forum, Designing for Results: The top five characteristics of a protection program designed to bring about results.

Protection in the occupied Palestinian territories

The L2GP studies explore how people living in areas affected by natural disasters and complex emergencies understand ‘protection’ – what do people value, and how do they go about protecting themselves, their families and communities?