Protection in Humanitarian Action

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Trust Consultancy and Development would like to offer a free webinar on « Protection in Humanitarian Action » to give the opportunity to professionals working in the humanitarian and development sectors to expand their knowledge and strengthen their skills.

For this workshop to be interactive, the number of participants will be limited to the first people who register.

Webinar Objectives

The webinar objective will be to capitalize on virtual learning space for mainstreaming protection by connecting different humanitarian players together.

Target Audience

  • Program Development Specialists/Proposal Writers

  • Project Managers of different sectors (Protection, Education, Health, Food, NFIs etc.)

  • Front-line Humantarian Staff such as Protection Monitoring Officers, Information Officers, Repatriation Officers etc.

Learning Objectives

  • To equip participants with basic knowledge of mainstreaming protection across programs in emergency response

  • To introduce some quick and effective resources to refer to for mainstreaming protection

Pre-Webinar Reading and Requirements

About the trainer

Wajahat Ali

-Wajahat’s professional career spreads over 18 years with majority of experience in the fields of protection and child protection. He has an MBA by qualification with major in Project Management. He has worked (regular and as freelance consultant) with various renowned INGOs such as British Council, Oxfam International, International Rescue Committee, Save the Children, Mercy Corps, Islamic Relief etc. in Kenya, Jordan and Pakistan. He started his humanitarian career with a couple of local organizations in Pakistan in the wake of Afghan Refugee Crisis.

-He then got the opportunity to work with Save the Children in child protection for around 7 years in Pakistan and Kenya. In the year 2013-14, he worked with Mercy Corps in Jordan as Child Protection Advisor for their Syria Response Program in Zaatari and Azraq camps. Later, he switched to Protection & Rule of Law with IRC in 2015; which included specific programming in GBV & Women’s Protection as part of conflict response program. He stayed with IRC for around 3 and half years during which he grew to the role of Deputy Director Programs.

-Throughout his work in protection and child protection, he ensured adherence to the international human rights and humanitarian instruments and provisions. He remained engaged in the development of Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action by reviewing and providing feedback on the drafts through Save the Children Sweden. He also contextualized these standards for Lutheran World Foundation in Kenya. He rolled out the Child Protection Information Management System in Kakuma Camp for Lutheran World Foundation. During his stay with IRC, he rolled out the Global Protection Cluster’s Protection Mainstreaming Monitoring System toolkit for the protection cluster in Pakistan and Afghanistan by organizing extensive sessions and trainings. His stay with IRC also included serving as Co-chair for Protection Cluster for around one year.

How to register

Applicants can register for the course at this link