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Humanitarian protection: a generalist approach to protection

Course Description

This training provides a generalist and strategic approach to humanitarian protection work. It offers an overview of the international standards for civilian protection, how they can be used by humanitarian organizations and which are the key players. Furthermore, it provides the basic elements to design an integrated protection intervention and to properly include protection elements in the project cycle management.

Specific Objective

To provide a comprehensive introduction to humanitarian protection from a non-specialist perspective.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course participants will:

  • Handle the main concepts of protection (the Risk Approach) with a specific focus on the DG ECHO policy on protection;
  • Know how to analyze and identify the main stakeholders in protection in a given scenario;
  • Feel confident in the management of the full project cycle according to the DG ECHO policy on protection.

Course Agenda

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2-day training module to enhance the participants’ capacity  on humanitarian protection.


Training Details

Target group and prerequisites

The course is designed for DG ECHO partners’ staff (both at HQ and field level), in particular for those with operational responsibilities, programme managers and monitoring and evaluation officers.

Number of participants

25 maximum per session.


2 days (from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.)

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Course Prices
free of charge

Training financed under the DG-ECHO Framework Contract

Event dates
TypeDateLocationTitleLanguageTarget GroupCostStatus
classroom13-14 May 2019Belgium, Brussels Humanitarian protection: a generalist approach to humanitarian protectionEnglish DG ECHO Partnersfree of chargeAPPLY NOW
classroom20-21 February 2019Belgium, Brussels Rue Amedee Lynen 8 1210 c/o ICAHumanitarian protection: a generalist approach to humanitarian protectionEnglish DG ECHO Partnersfree of chargeCLOSED
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