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Humanitarian protection: a practical approach to protection

Course Description

This training provides a generalist and strategic approach to humanitarian protection work, using many practical examples and case studies. 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 on the application of humanitarian protection principles 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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3-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 (mainly at field level, but also open to HQ staff id desired), in particular for those with operational responsibilities, programme managers and monitoring and evaluation officers.

Number of participants

25 maximum per session.


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

DG ECHO training calendar

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Course Prices
free of charge

Training financed under the DG-ECHO Framework Contract

Event dates
TypeDateLocationTitleLanguageTarget GroupCostStatus
classroom11 - 13 June 2019Senegal, DakarHumanitarian protection: a practical approach to protection
FrenchDG ECHO Partnersfree of chargeAPPLY NOW
classroom26 - 28 March 2019Bogotà, ColombiaHumanitarian protection: a practical approach to protection
Spanish DG ECHO Partnersfree of chargeCLOSED
classroom13 - 15 March 2019Nairobi, KenyaHumanitarian protection: a practical approach to protection
English DG ECHO Partnersfree of chargeCLOSED
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