Blog Archives

Facilitating the DMWG (iii)

2016Facilitator – International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
Role: My third and last time to facilitate the DMWG – this time in Helsinki.

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Sphere Handbook: revised introduction

2017 Author for Sphere Project
Brief: consult, research and write a first draft Introduction for the Sphere Handbook 2018 revision, working with a wide range of thematic leads and technical experts.

Categories: Guidance
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Facilitation: Global Surge Meeting

2017Facilitator for IFRC through the British Red Cross.
Task: design a meeting programme to deliver a complex set of linked outputs with a diverse group of participants, and facilitate that meeting successfully.

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Sphere and NDMA

2016 Revision of guidance for the Sphere Project
Role: Review and revise advanced draft guidance on the use of Sphere standards in work with National Disaster Management Agencies.

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WFP guidance for work in urban settings

2016Researcher and writer – for the World Food Programme
Role: Produce guidance on urban programming for WFP, and feed into developing policy, ahead of the Habitat III summit.

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Evaluation of UNHCR relationship with UNV (and UNOPS)

2014Sole Consultant – for UNHCR
Key Questions: what value can UNV add in emergency operations; what is the appropriate balance of UNV and UNOPS within the workforce?

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Global Learning Event: Improving preparedness for CTP

2013Designer, facilitator, and report author – for IFRC and CaLP
Key questions: what can be done by humanitarian agencies to better plan for swift, large-scale cash transfer programmes?

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Federation Early Recovery Surge Team II, Uganda

2009 Course design, lead facilitator – for IFRC
Key tasks: further develop training model and facilitate second iteration

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Federation Early Recovery Surge Team

2008Course designer and lead facilitator – for IFRC
Key tasks: develop concept, design and facilitate a new training course, including simulation and fieldwork, for senior recovery practitioners to be deployed in sudden onset emergencies; identify appropriate communities and locations for course to run; develop materials, learn and improve.
Innovation: participatory evaluation tools – practicing what we preach

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