The Global Protection Cluster (GPC) is chaired by UNHCR,
which is the Global Cluster Lead Agency for Protection.

Field Operations
 

GPC acts at both the Global Level and Field Level, in the latter case providing advice and support to clusters in the field.

GPC Help Desk
 

The first point of contact
for all Field Support requests
and queries.

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Protection Cluster
Coordination Toolbox

Find the necessary tools
on the coordination of a field protection cluster.

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GPC Overview

Established in 2005 as part of the humanitarian reform, the Global Protection Cluster (GPC) is the main inter-agency forum at the global level for standard and policy setting as well as collabo-ration and overall coordination of activities supporting the protection response in complex and natural disaster humanitarian emergencies.

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Areas of Responsibility

In light of their specific expertise, certain agencies have agreed to serve as Focal Point Agencies for certain Areas of Responsibility (AORs) within the GPC: Child Protection (UNICEF), Gender-Based Violence (UNFPA/UNICEF), Land, Housing and Property (UN-Habitat), Mine Action (UNMAS).

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Emergencies in Focus

Each year millions of people are affected by conflict, violence, human rights violations or natural disasters. The GPC provides operational support to field protection clusters which work to ensure the protection of internally displaced persons and affected populations in complex and natural disaster humanitarian emergencies.

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ProCap
Date: 06 Sep 2015–12 Sep 2015
Location: Bangkok
Type:
Training


ProCap
Date: 06 Dec 2015–11 Dec 2015
Location: Geneva
Type:
Training


GenCap Gender in Humanitarian Action
Date: 01 Sep 2015–04 Sep 2015
Location: Bangkok
Type:
Training


GenCap Gender in Humanitarian Action
Date: 01 Dec 2015–04 Dec 2015
Location: Geneva
Type:
Training


PLP Europe 2015
Date: 23 Nov 2015–27 Nov 2015
Location: tbc
Type:
Training


PLP SURGE 2015
Date: 05 Oct 2015–09 Oct 2015
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Type:
Training


PLP MENA Syria situation 2015
Date: 17 Aug 2015–21 Aug 2015
Location: tbc
Type:
Training


Project Cycle Management
Date: 04 Nov 2015–15 Dec 2015
Location:
Type:
Training


Monitoring and Evaluation in the NGO Sector
Date: 02 Sep 2015–13 Oct 2015
Location:
Type:
Mission


Non-profit Financial Management
Date: 28 Oct 2015–08 Dec 2015
Location:
Type:
Training


Gender Mainstreaming (Gender Equality-Advanced Course)
Date: 02 Sep 2015–17 Nov 2015
Location:
Type:
Training


Advocacy Institute
Date: 04 Aug 2015–07 Aug 2015
Location: Cambridge
Type:
Training


11th International Migration Law Course
Date: 28 Sep 2015–02 Oct 2015
Location: Sanremo
Type:
Training


Regional Training of Trainers for Anglophone Africa
Date: 01 Jul 2015–31 Aug 2015
Location: Nairobi or Entebbe
Type:
Training


Regional Training of Trainers for the Middle East
Date: 01 Sep 2015–31 Oct 2015
Location: Amman or Beyrouth
Type:
Training


GPC support mission to Nigeria
Date: 04 Aug 2015–14 Aug 2015
Location: Nigeria
Type:
Mission


GPC Strategic Framework consultations
Date: 14 Sep 2015–17 Sep 2015
Location: New York
Type:
Meeting


GPC Strategic Framework consultations
Date: 05 Oct 2015–09 Oct 2015
Location: Beirut
Type:
Meeting


GPC Strategic Framework consultations
Date: 21 Oct 2015–21 Oct 2015
Location: Bangkok
Type:
Meeting


GPC Strategic Framework consultations
Date: 02 Nov 2015–06 Nov 2015
Location: Baghdad
Type:
Meeting


GPC Strategic Framework consultations
Date: 15 Nov 2015–15 Nov 2015
Location: Juba
Type:
Meeting


GPC support mission to Afghanistan
Date: 02 Dec 2015–18 Dec 2015
Location: Afghanistan
Type:
Mission


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ECHO Contribution

Another year has passed during which the Global Protection Cluster (GPC) and its partners have benefitted from the generosity and support of the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO).

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